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: Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 9,120 $24,130 1
Pennsylvania 5,290 $23,380 2
District of Columbia 350 $22,620 3
Rhode Island 250 $20,500 4
Washington 2,990 $19,640 5
Alaska 130 $19,580 6
Massachusetts 1,990 $19,410 7
Nevada 2,900 $18,990 8
Oregon 1,420 $18,940 9
California 13,760 $18,340 10
Connecticut 1,210 $17,940 11
Maryland 2,360 $17,390 12
Missouri 2,820 $17,300 13
Maine 120 $17,070 14
Delaware 400 $16,910 15
Minnesota 1,170 $16,840 16
Illinois 6,710 $16,570 17
Michigan 3,060 $16,440 18
New Jersey 2,010 $16,370 19
Georgia 1,670 $16,090 20
Indiana 1,500 $15,950 21
Kentucky 1,220 $15,940 22
Hawaii 370 $15,870 23
Florida 4,810 $15,490 24
South Dakota 330 $15,470 25
Utah 1,370 $15,280 26
Texas 8,620 $15,030 27
North Dakota 360 $14,870 28
New Hampshire 280 $14,850 29
Ohio 2,910 $14,840 30
Idaho 290 $14,810 31
Iowa 1,050 $14,750 32
Arkansas 340 $14,740 33
Kansas 1,640 $14,720 34
Louisiana 980 $14,680 35
Wisconsin 1,560 $14,660 36
Colorado 2,710 $14,620 37
Mississippi 410 $14,610 38
Oklahoma 530 $14,580 39
North Carolina 2,080 $14,530 40
Arizona 1,370 $14,510 41
Virginia 2,230 $14,500 42
South Carolina 980 $14,430 43
Tennessee 1,660 $14,300 44
Wyoming 210 $13,810 45
West Virginia 210 $13,720 46
Montana 140 $13,310 47
Puerto Rico 1,080 $13,050
Alabama 660 $12,910 48