The Oregon Public Library has more than 1,100 employees, according to a report released Tuesday.
The report, released by the Public Employees Retirement System, tracks the staffing levels of public libraries across the state.
Oregon Public Library employee numbers in 2019: 2,065The Oregon Public Libraries’ workforce grew by almost 2,000 employees, or 1.7 percent.
That was a slight improvement from last year, when 1,715 employees were on the books.
The Portland Public Library had 1,842 employees in 2019, up from 1,707 in 2019.
The Portland Public Libraries saw a slight decline in the number of employees in 2020, but the difference was not statistically significant.
The Oregon Department of Labor reports that the Oregon Public libraries’ total payroll of $3.9 billion is down 5.2 percent from the same time last year.
The total number of public library employees in the state is about $2.3 billion.
That includes about 4,700 in the Oregon State Library, which has more employees than any other state library in the country.
The Oregon State Libraries has about 2,500 employees, about a third of which are in the Portland Public libraries.
In 2020, the Oregon Libraries’ annual revenue was $1.8 billion, according a report from the State Auditor.
There were 9,723 employees in Portland Public library’s libraries in 2019 with about 2.1 percent of that number working in the city, the report said.
That’s a slight decrease from 10,878 employees in 2018, the most recent year for which the numbers are available.
The total number in Portland libraries in 2020 was 4,788.
For the full-time equivalent (full-time, full-year) employees, the number in the libraries was 4.3 percent.
The Public Libraries report did not include information on how many people worked in the library district, which includes the Portland, Portland and Eugene Public Libraries.
The library district serves about 15,000 people.
The largest library district in the nation has about 9,000 full- and part-time employees.
The library district includes the city of Portland and more than 8,500 branches in the region, according the report.
Portland Public Library employees are expected to make $27.72 per hour, or $19.68 per hour if they work full- or part-days, according data from the Oregon Department Of Labor.
Employees in the public libraries are required to work an average of 24 hours a week and get up to a 20-hour rest period a week.
Salary for full- time, full years of full-timers was $48,067 in 2020.
For part-timer, part-year and temporary employees, it was $33,064, according an analysis of data by the Oregon Auditor.