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: Cement masons and concrete finishers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Hawaii 1,120 $55,700 1
Alaska 220 $55,570 2
Rhode Island 220 $51,080 3
New York 5,830 $50,960 4
Illinois 8,160 $48,830 5
Connecticut 820 $47,340 6
New Jersey 3,600 $46,330 7
Massachusetts 1,630 $46,150 8
Minnesota 4,080 $46,140 9
Washington 4,040 $45,110 10
District of Columbia 240 $42,470 11
California 29,830 $41,590 12
Nevada 5,830 $41,070 13
Michigan 3,660 $41,050 14
Delaware 630 $39,600 15
Ohio 6,900 $38,880 16
Pennsylvania 5,950 $38,540 17
Wisconsin 4,200 $38,220 18
Vermont 390 $37,570 19
Oregon 2,660 $36,940 20
Maryland 3,650 $36,410 21
Indiana 4,960 $36,050 22
Missouri 6,300 $35,700 23
Arizona 11,410 $34,170 24
West Virginia 470 $33,580 25
New Hampshire 350 $33,380 26
Montana 1,150 $33,060 27
Virginia 6,980 $32,830 28
Colorado 7,260 $32,330 29
Kansas 2,060 $31,990 30
Utah 4,510 $31,790 31
Kentucky 2,630 $31,210 32
Iowa 4,090 $30,550 33
Wyoming 670 $30,340 34
Nebraska 2,200 $30,320 35
North Dakota 690 $30,200 36
Florida 17,890 $29,920 37
Tennessee 3,100 $29,610 38
New Mexico 1,940 $29,590 39
Georgia 5,220 $28,880 40
Louisiana 2,090 $28,790 41
Idaho 1,960 $28,760 42
Oklahoma 2,960 $28,750 43
Alabama 2,430 $28,570 44
Maine 650 $28,230 45
Arkansas 1,790 $28,040 46
North Carolina 5,050 $27,040 47
South Carolina 2,760 $26,860 48
Mississippi 1,380 $26,510 49
South Dakota 1,400 $26,240 50
Texas 18,180 $25,580 51
Guam 360 $25,440
Puerto Rico 2,410 $15,650