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: Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 16,260 $49,120 1
Massachusetts 101,130 $44,660 2
Washington 113,700 $43,840 3
New Jersey 147,460 $43,730 4
Connecticut 55,590 $43,660 5
Michigan 173,840 $43,590 6
California 511,120 $42,760 7
District of Columbia 8,100 $42,590 8
Illinois 210,810 $42,540 9
Hawaii 22,570 $42,300 10
New York 304,930 $42,200 11
Minnesota 92,770 $42,170 12
Nevada 51,380 $41,180 13
Maryland 103,270 $40,670 14
Colorado 89,030 $40,290 15
Wyoming 15,640 $39,890 16
Delaware 16,350 $39,830 17
Virginia 156,630 $39,720 18
Oregon 65,850 $39,690 19
New Hampshire 26,390 $39,630 20
Rhode Island 15,410 $39,340 21
Wisconsin 105,980 $39,270 22
Indiana 134,980 $38,910 23
Ohio 216,170 $38,770 24
Pennsylvania 232,360 $38,180 25
Utah 49,690 $38,020 26
Georgia 188,270 $38,000 27
Arizona 98,840 $37,730 28
Missouri 115,740 $37,650 29
Kansas 56,470 $37,330 30
North Carolina 172,200 $37,110 31
Vermont 12,430 $37,070 32
North Dakota 15,580 $37,020 33
Nebraska 41,850 $36,390 34
Maine 25,840 $36,230 35
Iowa 60,720 $36,050 36
Oklahoma 72,460 $35,800 37
Tennessee 119,330 $35,790 38
Idaho 28,090 $35,690 39
Montana 19,050 $35,630 40
Kentucky 79,610 $35,620 41
Texas 428,020 $35,400 42
South Carolina 87,930 $35,370 43
Florida 322,170 $35,360 44
Alabama 92,800 $35,060 45
New Mexico 33,140 $34,900 46
Louisiana 92,120 $34,680 47
South Dakota 15,290 $34,540 48
West Virginia 37,290 $34,100 49
Mississippi 47,330 $33,230 50
Arkansas 52,420 $33,080 51
Virgin Islands 2,490 $32,410
Guam 2,770 $27,970
Puerto Rico 37,660 $23,920