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: Brickmasons and blockmasons

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 1,730 $72,370 1
Illinois 7,600 $58,540 2
Hawaii 310 $56,700 3
Connecticut 760 $55,340 4
Washington 1,140 $55,180 5
Rhode Island 310 $54,240 6
New Jersey 2,840 $53,890 7
Minnesota 2,660 $53,360 8
New York 6,280 $52,260 9
Missouri 3,050 $51,710 10
Wisconsin 2,170 $49,780 11
Michigan 4,570 $48,940 12
District of Columbia 300 $47,990 13
Indiana 3,410 $47,550 14
Oregon 860 $46,940 15
Ohio 5,250 $46,800 16
North Dakota 220 $46,180 17
Pennsylvania 5,630 $45,100 18
California 10,350 $44,820 19
Idaho 300 $44,780 20
Nevada 1,480 $44,470 21
Delaware 510 $43,680 22
New Hampshire 410 $43,200 23
Maryland 3,760 $42,880 24
Nebraska 800 $42,570 25
Oklahoma 950 $42,250 26
Iowa 1,180 $41,930 27
Virginia 5,970 $41,670 28
Colorado 2,020 $40,760 29
Montana 270 $39,430 30
Utah 1,530 $39,150 31
Kentucky 1,080 $39,080 32
Kansas 1,030 $39,060 33
Maine 300 $38,980 34
Tennessee 1,810 $38,100 35
Louisiana 780 $38,080 36
West Virginia 790 $37,820 37
South Dakota 270 $36,840 38
Texas 5,800 $36,680 39
Florida 10,200 $36,190 40
Arkansas 1,070 $35,960 41
Wyoming 290 $35,920 42
Alabama 1,240 $35,430 43
North Carolina 5,340 $35,270 44
Arizona 4,410 $35,120 45
Georgia 1,820 $34,410 46
Mississippi 490 $32,990 47
New Mexico 630 $32,560 48
Virgin Islands 160 $32,480
South Carolina 1,900 $31,740 49
Puerto Rico 690 $21,300