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: Electricians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 1,990 $62,240 1
New Jersey 15,390 $60,220 2
New York 36,390 $60,000 3
Illinois 22,700 $59,830 4
Hawaii 2,140 $55,880 5
Michigan 22,810 $55,660 6.5
Oregon 7,230 $55,660 6.5
District of Columbia 1,710 $55,470 8
Minnesota 11,370 $55,180 9
Massachusetts 13,300 $54,460 10
Pennsylvania 23,440 $52,410 11
California 60,350 $52,290 12
Connecticut 6,330 $51,350 13
Indiana 16,520 $50,020 14.5
Washington 13,140 $50,020 14.5
Missouri 11,850 $49,320 16
Rhode Island 1,970 $49,290 17
Delaware 2,430 $49,050 18
Nevada 8,010 $48,740 19
Wisconsin 13,510 $47,830 20
Maryland 13,990 $47,060 21
Ohio 27,540 $46,600 22
Montana 1,970 $46,030 23
Kansas 4,420 $44,680 24
Wyoming 1,950 $44,570 25
Colorado 13,180 $43,860 26
Maine 2,970 $43,160 27
Iowa 6,380 $43,060 28
New Hampshire 2,610 $42,930 29
North Dakota 1,780 $42,560 30
West Virginia 5,110 $41,620 31
Virginia 18,330 $41,580 32
Kentucky 8,280 $41,270 33
Idaho 3,500 $40,890 34
Tennessee 12,010 $40,280 35
Georgia 17,400 $40,170 36
Louisiana 10,100 $39,840 37
Oklahoma 6,350 $39,690 38
Utah 6,520 $39,480 39
New Mexico 3,680 $39,440 40
Vermont 1,350 $38,760 41
Nebraska 4,460 $38,090 42
Texas 44,360 $37,820 43
Arizona 12,960 $37,600 44
Virgin Islands 290 $37,560
South Dakota 1,600 $37,050 45
Arkansas 4,990 $36,970 46
Mississippi 5,080 $36,780 47
Alabama 9,210 $36,360 48
South Carolina 8,690 $36,290 49
Florida 46,520 $35,480 50
North Carolina 17,510 $35,220 51
Guam 300 $29,760
Puerto Rico 3,880 $21,670