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: Elevator installers and repairers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Hawaii 320 $72,990 1
California 1,790 $70,940 2
Massachusetts 640 $70,710 3
Indiana 200 $67,780 4
Missouri 620 $66,590 5
New York 3,480 $65,970 6
New Jersey 510 $65,600 7
Illinois 1,040 $65,400 8
Iowa 180 $65,140 9
Ohio 700 $64,920 10
Maryland 1,030 $64,260 11
Minnesota 720 $63,450 12
Kentucky 270 $60,580 13
District of Columbia 140 $60,530 14
West Virginia 140 $60,450 15
Pennsylvania 1,170 $59,890 16
Michigan 640 $59,130 17
North Carolina 490 $56,580 18
Georgia 590 $55,110 19
Florida 2,290 $54,730 20
Texas 1,180 $49,400 21
Tennessee 510 $47,470 22
South Carolina 310 $45,380 23
Puerto Rico 320 $32,520