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: Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Washington 1,930 $33,250 1
Minnesota 1,190 $33,060 2
Connecticut 350 $32,400 3
Massachusetts 1,090 $32,360 4
Arizona 1,010 $31,550 5
Michigan 1,920 $30,900 6
New Jersey 3,070 $30,380 7
Tennessee 1,890 $29,770 8
Delaware 200 $29,320 9
Wisconsin 2,170 $29,020 10
Pennsylvania 3,900 $28,710 11.5
New Mexico 320 $28,710 11.5
Nevada 220 $28,320 13
Maine 270 $28,260 14
Illinois 3,590 $28,120 15
Rhode Island 150 $27,980 16
Ohio 1,600 $27,840 17
West Virginia 340 $27,830 18
Oregon 1,290 $27,740 19
South Carolina 960 $27,710 20
Idaho 280 $27,490 21
Iowa 1,100 $27,430 22
Utah 1,180 $27,290 23
Hawaii 290 $27,160 24
New York 2,720 $27,140 25
Missouri 1,370 $27,120 26.5
Virginia 1,570 $27,120 26.5
California 12,300 $26,720 28
Nebraska 710 $26,640 29
Kansas 480 $26,490 30
Indiana 1,500 $26,340 31
New Hampshire 220 $26,240 32
Vermont 180 $25,970 33
North Dakota 200 $25,830 34
Kentucky 1,160 $25,630 35
Louisiana 960 $25,430 36
Alabama 730 $25,360 37
Georgia 2,820 $25,090 38
Montana 250 $25,070 39
Texas 7,810 $24,990 40
South Dakota 120 $24,360 41.5
North Carolina 2,990 $24,360 41.5
Florida 4,480 $24,320 43
Colorado 1,250 $24,210 44
Oklahoma 530 $24,120 45
Arkansas 1,150 $22,830 46
Puerto Rico 250 $20,800
Mississippi 650 $20,670 47