Here's a different take on the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment and Wage estimates page. I've downloaded all the data and ranked states (for every occupation with at least 100 workers).

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Occupation Selected: Library technicians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 930 $41,050 1
Alaska 250 $36,830 2
Washington 2,640 $34,420 3
California 11,100 $33,880 4.5
Minnesota 2,060 $33,880 4.5
Maryland 2,570 $33,820 6
Massachusetts 3,610 $33,680 7
Connecticut 1,910 $33,300 8
Virginia 2,550 $32,790 9
Delaware 370 $32,060 10
Oregon 1,390 $31,300 11
Hawaii 400 $31,250 12
Rhode Island 600 $30,740 13
New Jersey 3,950 $30,440 14
Colorado 2,750 $29,000 15
North Carolina 2,930 $28,970 16
New York 6,360 $28,190 17
Florida 2,750 $28,150 18
New Hampshire 730 $27,890 19
Missouri 2,500 $27,260 20
Maine 1,000 $27,030 21
Georgia 1,560 $26,990 22
Wisconsin 2,940 $26,210 23
Arizona 1,960 $26,070 24
Tennessee 1,790 $25,720 25
Michigan 5,250 $25,520 26
Vermont 430 $25,380 27
Pennsylvania 5,310 $25,310 28
Illinois 7,620 $24,480 29
Louisiana 1,300 $24,460 30
Utah 1,080 $24,240 31
Texas 4,060 $24,050 32
Kentucky 1,530 $24,030 33
West Virginia 460 $23,730 34
Arkansas 970 $23,570 35
Indiana 2,840 $23,500 36
Nebraska 900 $23,310 37
Kansas 1,610 $23,240 38
North Dakota 290 $23,180 39
South Dakota 520 $23,100 40
South Carolina 1,880 $22,550 41
Idaho 1,380 $22,440 42
New Mexico 710 $22,370 43
Iowa 1,700 $21,710 44
Montana 450 $21,540 45
Mississippi 670 $21,440 46
Puerto Rico 790 $21,370
Alabama 1,270 $21,300 47
Oklahoma 1,830 $18,870 48