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14.0% Jobs Projection
$32,870 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in Washington are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Clerical Library Assistants in Washington is growing faster than average.

  • Clerical Library Assistants in Washington earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Clerical Library Assistants Work in Washington?

There were approximately 1,760 workers employed as Clerical Library Assistants in this state in 2018.

There were 1,800 Clerical Library Assistants employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,205 Clerical Library Assistants working in it, which means Washington has more Clerical Library Assistants than average.


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Clerical Library Assistants in this state are growing at a rate of 14.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 350 annual Clerical Library Assistants job openings in Washington, and 2,440 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 16,300 annual jobs and 114,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Clerical Library Assistants Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Clerical Library Assistants ranged from $25,080 to $45,450 with $32,870 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.06 to $21.85. The median hourly rate was $15.8.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.08 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.72.

The median salary in Washington is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Washington Metros for Clerical Library Assistants

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Clerical Library Assistants.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,020 $33,010
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 710 $39,000
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 200 $33,620
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 110 $33,170
Bellingham, WA 60 $25,550
Kennewick-Richland, WA 50 $42,880
Wenatchee, WA 30 $34,360

Top States for Clerical Library Assistants Employment

The table below shows the states where most Clerical Library Assistants work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 8,570 $32,970
New York 6,630 $30,930
Illinois 5,950 $24,760
Pennsylvania 5,380 $22,880
Texas 5,130 $26,110
Ohio 5,050 $24,720
Michigan 4,180 $23,030
Florida 3,650 $25,980
Virginia 2,840 $25,260
New Jersey 2,810 $30,860
Indiana 2,680 $24,010
Minnesota 1,970 $33,340
Massachusetts 1,970 $31,290
North Carolina 1,840 $26,410
Washington 1,760 $32,870
Connecticut 1,670 $30,260
Iowa 1,640 $22,300
Maryland 1,620 $26,980
Missouri 1,530 $19,940
Georgia 1,470 $24,090

Below are the states where Clerical Library Assistants get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $47,170
Oregon $36,210
Nevada $35,690
Alaska $33,680
Minnesota $33,340
Wisconsin $33,060
California $32,970
Washington $32,870
Massachusetts $31,290
Hawaii $31,250


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