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: Pile-driver operators

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Indiana 210 $76,070 1
Illinois 240 $66,920 2
California 870 $65,810 3
Massachusetts 240 $64,130 4
New Jersey 120 $58,730 5
Washington 190 $57,820 6
Arizona 160 $45,740 7
Louisiana 290 $43,370 8
Maryland 130 $41,710 9
Texas 260 $37,970 10
Virginia 190 $37,630 11
Mississippi 120 $33,720 12
Georgia 110 $26,070 13