Library Assistants, Clerical

2.1/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
73%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-3.7%
by 2031
WAGES
$29,450
or $14.16 hourly
VOLUME
78,470
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 73% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Library Assistants, Clerical' job openings is expected to decline by -3.7% by 2031
'Library Assistants, Clerical' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Library Assistants, Clerical' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Library Assistants, Clerical' was $29,450, or $14.16 hourly
'Library Assistants, Clerical' are paid 35.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as library assistants, clerical?

As of 2021 there were 78,470 people employed as Library Assistants, Clerical within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Library Assistants, Clerical.

Job description

Compile records, and sort, shelve, issue, and receive library materials such as books, electronic media, pictures, cards, slides and microfilm. Locate library materials for loan and replace material in shelving area, stacks, or files according to identification number and title. Register patrons to permit them to borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials.

SOC Code: 43-4121.00

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