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: Pest control workers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Wisconsin 360 $37,670 1
Washington 620 $37,660 2
Minnesota 300 $37,090 3
Colorado 330 $36,820 4
Nebraska 210 $35,620 5
Nevada 520 $35,490 6
Illinois 1,660 $34,120 7
Kansas 450 $33,950 8
Virginia 1,680 $33,020 9
Michigan 760 $32,880 10
New Jersey 1,560 $32,790 11
New Mexico 270 $31,760 12
Maryland 1,200 $31,400 13
Maine 110 $31,160 14
Oregon 300 $31,070 15
Delaware 170 $30,850 16
Connecticut 400 $30,840 17
Massachusetts 910 $30,690 18
New York 2,340 $30,600 19
Texas 3,450 $30,580 20
Pennsylvania 1,500 $30,310 21
South Carolina 1,810 $29,980 22
Hawaii 510 $29,940 23
California 9,760 $29,860 24
Ohio 1,330 $29,500 25
New Hampshire 150 $29,390 26
Rhode Island 160 $29,010 27
Florida 9,490 $28,080 28
Iowa 430 $28,040 29
Missouri 1,220 $27,890 30
Indiana 780 $27,800 31
Georgia 3,690 $27,640 32
Alabama 1,870 $27,590 33
Mississippi 870 $27,480 34
North Carolina 2,580 $27,470 35
Tennessee 1,640 $26,910 36
Utah 250 $26,660 37
West Virginia 350 $26,390 38
Oklahoma 810 $26,080 39
Arizona 2,430 $25,610 40
Kentucky 730 $25,070 41
Arkansas 910 $24,520 42
Louisiana 1,340 $24,370 43
Puerto Rico 910 $19,520