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: Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Illinois 1,130 $55,590 1
New York 1,010 $49,870 2
New Jersey 960 $46,120 3
Washington 1,260 $42,740 4
Maryland 910 $39,900 5
Florida 1,070 $39,350 6
West Virginia 150 $38,870 7
Nebraska 240 $36,820 8
Oregon 780 $36,100 9
Pennsylvania 930 $35,710 10
California 2,930 $35,670 11
Massachusetts 1,160 $35,640 12
Wisconsin 520 $35,230 13
Missouri 600 $34,550 14
Nevada 580 $34,120 15
Delaware 270 $34,020 16
Ohio 1,190 $33,410 17
Kentucky 370 $33,280 18
Kansas 390 $32,810 19
New Hampshire 140 $32,790 20
Michigan 720 $32,330 21
Virginia 980 $31,100 22
New Mexico 280 $30,470 23
Oklahoma 280 $30,300 24
Tennessee 700 $30,170 25
Georgia 1,000 $29,170 26
South Carolina 400 $29,130 27
Colorado 820 $29,090 28
North Carolina 990 $28,240 29
Iowa 240 $27,910 30
Vermont 110 $27,630 31
Texas 3,480 $26,820 32
Utah 260 $26,790 33
Indiana 380 $26,580 34
Alabama 530 $24,990 35
Idaho 510 $24,830 36
Mississippi 180 $23,810 37
Arizona 550 $23,670 38
Montana 180 $23,660 39
Arkansas 140 $22,060 40
Puerto Rico 320 $17,260