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: Maids and housekeeping cleaners

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 4,910 $26,380 1
New York 45,950 $26,120 2
Hawaii 10,950 $26,030 3
Nevada 23,540 $22,780 4
Connecticut 9,380 $22,320 5
Massachusetts 19,020 $22,080 6
Rhode Island 3,510 $21,850 7
Alaska 2,660 $21,770 8
Vermont 2,550 $21,090 9
New Hampshire 3,760 $20,590 10
Washington 15,630 $20,580 11
California 88,390 $20,530 12
Minnesota 16,730 $20,520 13
New Jersey 22,530 $19,960 14
Maryland 13,570 $19,850 15
Michigan 21,740 $19,720 16
Colorado 15,760 $19,470 17
Oregon 12,350 $18,980 18
Maine 5,430 $18,920 19
Delaware 2,200 $18,750 20
Wisconsin 18,700 $18,540 21
Illinois 35,950 $18,510 22
Ohio 30,890 $18,480 23
Pennsylvania 30,010 $18,410 24
Virgin Islands 920 $18,060
Iowa 10,840 $17,770 25
Virginia 25,950 $17,610 26
Florida 76,610 $17,490 27
Missouri 20,600 $17,380 28
Indiana 16,550 $17,260 29
Arizona 19,160 $17,250 30
Nebraska 5,860 $16,980 31
North Carolina 27,430 $16,890 32
Kentucky 11,600 $16,800 33
Utah 7,550 $16,760 34
Wyoming 3,500 $16,500 35
Georgia 25,370 $16,410 36
North Dakota 3,370 $16,350 37
South Dakota 4,280 $16,340 38
South Carolina 16,470 $16,300 39
Montana 4,660 $16,260 40
Kansas 9,080 $16,250 41.5
Tennessee 19,790 $16,250 41.5
West Virginia 5,780 $15,930 43
Idaho 3,740 $15,590 44
Texas 67,610 $15,580 45
Alabama 11,260 $15,410 46
New Mexico 7,050 $15,400 47
Oklahoma 9,660 $15,390 48
Mississippi 8,920 $14,890 49
Arkansas 7,980 $14,830 50
Louisiana 13,250 $14,510 51
Guam 1,160 $13,950
Puerto Rico 3,310 $13,810