Pct. increase in male participation
: 53.3% Pct. male in 2000
: 12.1% Pct. male in 2011
: 18.6% Median hourly income
Standard tasks for those who work as clerical library assistants include compiling records and organizing the library’s catalog, as well as issuing and receiving materials. Clerical assistants are likely to be familiar with the use of catalogs, databases, spreadsheets and document management software. While the position as a whole has declined in popularity, the number of men working as clerical assistants in libraries has increased from 15,000 to 21,000.
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