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).

You can use the drop-down menus to filter by state or by occupation.

Occupation Selected: Merchandise displayers and window trimmers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 3,590 $34,670 1
Massachusetts 1,180 $32,840 2
Hawaii 320 $32,240 3
Maryland 790 $32,120 4
Connecticut 330 $30,270 5
New Hampshire 170 $29,920 6
New Jersey 2,480 $29,720 7
Washington 1,940 $29,680 8
Rhode Island 420 $29,410 9
California 8,040 $29,180 10
Minnesota 1,680 $28,880 11
Oregon 1,420 $27,510 12
Wisconsin 810 $26,740 13
Michigan 1,390 $26,610 14
Illinois 2,660 $26,560 15
Texas 9,080 $25,970 16
North Carolina 1,720 $25,930 17
Maine 130 $25,850 18
North Dakota 190 $25,710 19
Missouri 900 $25,630 20
Vermont 140 $25,120 21
New Mexico 130 $25,090 22
Georgia 1,480 $24,500 23
Ohio 1,650 $24,430 24
Florida 2,730 $24,260 25
Arizona 1,560 $24,250 26
Arkansas 250 $23,990 27
Virginia 1,140 $23,910 28
Colorado 920 $23,820 29
Utah 340 $23,760 30
Tennessee 1,200 $23,700 31.5
Pennsylvania 1,930 $23,700 31.5
South Carolina 570 $23,420 33
Puerto Rico 350 $23,380
Kansas 700 $23,340 34
Indiana 690 $22,610 35
Alabama 1,380 $22,370 36
Kentucky 950 $22,170 37
Iowa 760 $22,080 38
Oklahoma 520 $21,930 39
Nevada 1,290 $21,870 40
Nebraska 450 $21,740 41
Louisiana 770 $20,410 42
South Dakota 290 $19,900 43
Idaho 260 $19,830 44
Montana 170 $19,650 45
West Virginia 240 $19,630 46
Mississippi 500 $17,500 47