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: Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Illinois 1,290 $38,930 1
Oregon 300 $38,360 2
New York 940 $34,680 3
Connecticut 300 $33,630 4
Massachusetts 360 $32,830 5
California 1,630 $32,680 6
Delaware 200 $32,220 7
New Jersey 600 $30,950 8
Virginia 530 $30,920 9
Washington 310 $30,470 10
Kentucky 380 $30,400 11
Maryland 340 $30,030 12
Colorado 460 $29,290 13
Pennsylvania 1,030 $28,590 14
Michigan 1,330 $28,550 15
Indiana 840 $28,490 16
Wisconsin 470 $28,410 17
Texas 1,940 $28,150 18
Georgia 920 $27,700 19
North Carolina 370 $27,690 20
North Dakota 120 $27,490 21
South Carolina 400 $27,460 22
Missouri 420 $27,260 23
Iowa 730 $26,920 24
Minnesota 400 $26,600 25
Oklahoma 480 $26,100 26
Kansas 620 $25,920 27
Wyoming 110 $25,440 28
Florida 3,120 $25,360 29
Ohio 1,440 $25,150 30
Alabama 360 $24,960 31
Idaho 400 $24,270 32
South Dakota 450 $24,160 33
Tennessee 370 $23,840 34
Utah 120 $23,630 35
Louisiana 290 $23,400 36
Maine 100 $22,980 37
Arizona 310 $22,450 38
Nebraska 300 $21,970 39
Montana 210 $20,860 40