Demographic information on Library technicians in the US. The average age of male Library technicians in the workforce is 32.5 and of female Library technicians is 44, and the most common race/ethnicity for Library technicians is White.
Data on higher education choices for Library technicians from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Library technicians is Business but a relatively high number of Library technicians hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Library technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Library technicians need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Library technicians need more than the average amount of Programming, Service Orientation, and Management of Material Resources.
Projections on wages and job growth for Library technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Library technicians are expected to see a growth of 9.1% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow faster than the national average.