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: Broadcast technicians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 530 $52,280 1
District of Columbia 490 $50,510 2
Delaware 170 $44,850 3
New York 3,260 $43,650 4
California 4,020 $43,000 5
Virginia 1,100 $42,970 6
Michigan 810 $42,950 7
Illinois 980 $38,250 8
Massachusetts 490 $36,890 9
Washington 610 $36,770 10
Ohio 1,140 $36,540 11
Florida 2,560 $36,260 12
Minnesota 470 $35,750 13
Connecticut 300 $35,010 14
Arizona 440 $34,850 15
Colorado 740 $34,730 16
Missouri 470 $33,810 17
Tennessee 530 $33,750 18
Nebraska 260 $32,360 19
Nevada 190 $32,280 20
North Carolina 880 $32,240 21
Maryland 340 $31,580 22
Kentucky 470 $31,480 23
Georgia 930 $31,370 24
Hawaii 180 $31,280 25
Pennsylvania 940 $31,200 26
Wisconsin 730 $31,050 27
Oklahoma 540 $30,900 28
Utah 210 $30,870 29
Alabama 420 $30,730 30
Iowa 300 $29,030 31
Kansas 330 $28,820 32
Oregon 460 $28,500 33
Indiana 480 $28,030 34
Maine 180 $27,960 35
South Dakota 110 $27,650 36
New Mexico 130 $27,570 37
North Dakota 160 $26,960 38
Idaho 170 $25,550 39
Texas 2,510 $24,860 40
Mississippi 270 $24,690 41
Arkansas 170 $24,550 42
Louisiana 440 $23,070 43
South Carolina 440 $22,890 44
Montana 140 $22,540 45
West Virginia 230 $21,530 46
Puerto Rico 460 $19,000