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Library or Information Assistant

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Library or information assistants help with the running of the library, including dealing with customers and ensuring books and other items are catalogued properly.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary for a library or information assistant working in a public library is in the range £16,000 to £18,000 a year. Senior library assistants earn £18,000 to £22,000 a year or more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Jobs are likely to be in public libraries or colleges and universities. For job vacancies look on myjobscotland.gov.uk website as well as individual college and university websites.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
2311
0.6 %
FALL
2024
2297
  United Kingdom
2019
22367
1.6 %
FALL
2024
22025

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professsionals (CILIP)
Tel: 020 7255 0500
E-mail: admin@cilips.org.uk
Website: http://www.cilip.org.uk/
Website (2): http://www.cilips.org.uk/
Twitter: @CILIPinfo
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CILIPSInfo

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