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Library Technicians in New Mexico

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4.8% Jobs Projection
$32,670 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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.

Library Technicians in NM Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,200 Library Technicians working in it, which means New Mexico has fewer Library Technicians than average.

Library Technicians in NM vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Library Technicians: Nation vs. NM

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.

Library Technicians Earnings: NM vs. National Average

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
Albuquerque, NM 190 $32,840
Las Cruces, NM 40 $32,150
Santa Fe, NM 40 $33,580
Farmington, NM 40 $31,330

Top States for Library Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Library Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 10,180 $45,060
New York 8,120 $30,600
Illinois 5,270 $33,920
Ohio 3,870 $30,510
Texas 3,870 $29,440
Michigan 3,660 $29,740
Massachusetts 3,080 $45,880
Wisconsin 2,940 $25,780
Colorado 2,820 $33,500
North Carolina 2,580 $34,220
Florida 2,570 $33,270
Virginia 2,510 $34,220
New Jersey 2,420 $35,180
Pennsylvania 2,340 $32,830
Washington 2,090 $44,350
Indiana 2,050 $24,960
Louisiana 1,870 $30,940
Maryland 1,780 $38,310
Oregon 1,720 $37,840
Georgia 1,490 $32,110

Below are the states where Library Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $48,860
Connecticut $47,300
Alaska $46,270
Massachusetts $45,880
California $45,060
Minnesota $44,410
Washington $44,350
Hawaii $42,490
Delaware $42,420
Rhode Island $42,060


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