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High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.
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Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 75% chance of automation.
What do you think the risk of automation is?
What is the likelihood that Library Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.
Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Library Technicians' job openings is expected to decline 4.2% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Library Technicians' was $37,600, or $18 per hour
'Library Technicians' were paid 18.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 73,330 people employed as 'Library Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Library Technicians'.
Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove or repair damaged books or other media; register patrons; and check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who assist with providing services in mobile libraries.
SOC Code: 25-4031.00
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