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: Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 5,950 $62,920 1
District of Columbia 180 $59,360 2
New Mexico 170 $57,730 3
New Jersey 240 $57,330 4
Maryland 340 $56,270 5
Nevada 230 $53,290 6
Massachusetts 420 $50,380 7
Utah 130 $49,750 8
Virginia 610 $48,830 9
Washington 270 $48,490 10
Illinois 860 $46,050 11
Arizona 270 $45,820 12
Tennessee 280 $44,630 13
Ohio 560 $43,750 14
Connecticut 200 $43,490 15
New York 2,740 $41,440 16
Kentucky 220 $40,830 17
Oklahoma 260 $40,080 18
Pennsylvania 390 $39,370 19
North Carolina 280 $37,960 20
Colorado 280 $35,510 21
Florida 1,420 $35,490 22
Minnesota 240 $35,080 23
Wisconsin 210 $34,590 24
Nebraska 100 $33,800 25
New Hampshire 120 $33,110 26
Missouri 560 $32,100 27
Iowa 150 $31,690 28
Indiana 270 $30,650 29
Georgia 770 $30,610 30
Hawaii 270 $30,360 31
Mississippi 100 $29,480 32
Kansas 160 $28,950 33
Alabama 210 $28,790 34
Texas 740 $27,430 35
Arkansas 100 $27,220 36
Maine 170 $26,420 37
Puerto Rico 140 $24,660
Idaho 110 $23,620 38