Library Technicians in New Mexico
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You’re in luck! Jobs for Library Technicians in New Mexico are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Library Technicians in New Mexico is growing slower than average.
Library Technicians in New Mexico earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Library Technicians Work in New Mexico?
In 2018, there were 610 Library Technicians working in the state.
There were 610 Library Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.
The typical state has 1,200 Library Technicians working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Library Technicians than average.
Job Projections for New Mexico
Jobs for Library Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 4.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.1%.
New Mexico Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 660 jobs for New Mexico Library Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 14,400 annual jobs and 108,200 total jobs in 2026.
What do Library Technicians Make in New Mexico?
In 2018 wages for Library Technicians ranged from $18,550 to $66,180 with $32,670 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.92 to $31.82. The median hourly rate was $15.71.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.18 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.53.
The median salary in New Mexico is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top New Mexico Metros for Library Technicians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Library Technicians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Las Cruces, NM||40||$32,150|
|Santa Fe, NM||40||$33,580|
Top States for Library Technicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Library Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Library Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$48,860|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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