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: Pharmacy aides

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 230 $27,170 1
Nevada 150 $25,730 2
Colorado 350 $25,360 3
Illinois 2,880 $24,890 4
New Mexico 250 $24,460 5
Washington 1,100 $24,090 6
Utah 190 $23,670 7
Idaho 170 $23,450 8
California 7,030 $23,390 9
Oregon 260 $23,320 10
Missouri 1,010 $23,270 11
Hawaii 160 $22,960 12
Connecticut 660 $22,710 13
Rhode Island 310 $22,500 14
New York 3,730 $22,250 15
Arizona 500 $22,170 16
Maryland 690 $21,950 17
Massachusetts 1,340 $21,640 18
Vermont 120 $21,600 19
Minnesota 670 $21,230 20
Wisconsin 770 $21,120 21
Iowa 210 $20,970 22
Texas 1,690 $20,700 23
Kansas 370 $20,330 24
Montana 150 $20,140 25
New Jersey 2,060 $19,990 26
Ohio 2,010 $19,840 27
Nebraska 230 $19,690 28
Michigan 1,930 $19,670 29
Tennessee 970 $19,620 30
Maine 310 $19,400 31
Virginia 880 $19,300 32
North Dakota 230 $18,930 33
Indiana 1,050 $18,630 34
Pennsylvania 1,940 $18,540 35
Louisiana 740 $18,440 36
Georgia 1,450 $18,430 37
North Carolina 980 $18,240 38
South Carolina 550 $18,110 39
Kentucky 580 $18,050 40
Arkansas 440 $18,040 41
Oklahoma 960 $17,620 42
Alabama 800 $16,640 43
Mississippi 550 $16,550 44
West Virginia 490 $16,210 45
Puerto Rico 2,250 $15,160