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: Manicurists and pedicurists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Florida 3,560 $24,930 1
Illinois 4,980 $24,830 2
Hawaii 210 $24,080 3
Massachusetts 1,100 $24,050 4
Maryland 1,830 $23,210 5
New Jersey 2,390 $23,170 6
Tennessee 390 $23,050 7
Colorado 650 $22,780 8
North Carolina 470 $22,690 9
Connecticut 810 $22,450 10
Kentucky 120 $22,400 11
Minnesota 1,680 $21,810 12
New Hampshire 190 $21,680 13
Nevada 490 $21,470 14
Delaware 220 $21,070 15
Missouri 340 $20,800 16
Ohio 2,060 $20,750 17
Virginia 1,440 $20,360 18
Maine 100 $19,820 19
Utah 110 $19,800 20
South Carolina 310 $19,750 21
Alabama 410 $19,690 22
California 9,140 $19,680 23
Texas 2,580 $19,620 24
New York 5,030 $19,490 25
Georgia 300 $19,450 26
Wisconsin 660 $19,250 27
Kansas 180 $19,030 28
Washington 750 $18,460 29
Pennsylvania 1,300 $18,340 30
Arizona 1,110 $18,130 31
Michigan 710 $17,990 32
Indiana 340 $17,950 33
Puerto Rico 290 $16,720