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: Plasterers and stucco masons

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Illinois 810 $55,800 1
Minnesota 700 $54,370 2
Hawaii 220 $52,120 3
Michigan 340 $50,100 4
Washington 600 $48,900 5
New York 1,350 $48,590 6
Massachusetts 420 $47,290 7
Indiana 380 $46,260 8
Virginia 520 $45,250 9
New Jersey 330 $43,140 10
Ohio 440 $41,880 11
Missouri 380 $40,790 12
Pennsylvania 670 $40,580 13
Rhode Island 210 $40,480 14
California 17,740 $40,260 15
Nebraska 100 $39,920 16
Wisconsin 680 $38,770 17
Oregon 270 $38,330 18
Nevada 2,550 $38,310 19
Kentucky 140 $38,170 20
Oklahoma 200 $36,710 21
Iowa 130 $35,700 22
Arkansas 420 $35,490 23
Kansas 220 $35,360 24
Florida 6,060 $33,880 25
South Carolina 440 $32,600 26
Alabama 380 $32,520 27
Maryland 480 $32,360 28
New Mexico 870 $31,790 29
Colorado 1,250 $31,340 30
Tennessee 300 $30,740 31
Georgia 270 $29,800 32
Utah 1,450 $29,570 33
Texas 2,620 $29,000 34
North Carolina 240 $27,740 35
Arizona 4,620 $27,480 36
Mississippi 190 $26,980 37
Puerto Rico 240 $23,930