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: First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 1,080 $65,770 1
Connecticut 4,910 $65,450 2
Washington 8,950 $64,400 3
New Jersey 14,220 $64,010 4
New York 22,630 $62,590 5
Massachusetts 8,290 $62,370 6
Illinois 16,340 $61,650 7
Virginia 12,510 $61,260 8
California 43,690 $60,630 9
Michigan 15,160 $60,300 10
District of Columbia 550 $60,000 11
Delaware 1,180 $59,890 12
Maryland 8,830 $59,250 13
Pennsylvania 15,610 $58,850 14
Hawaii 2,280 $58,550 15
Arizona 7,580 $57,560 16
Missouri 6,290 $56,720 17
New Hampshire 2,420 $56,490 18
Colorado 7,390 $56,260 19
Wisconsin 8,370 $56,210 20
Rhode Island 1,260 $56,120 21
Nevada 4,840 $56,100 22
Vermont 940 $55,430 23
Oregon 4,940 $55,320 24
Minnesota 9,060 $55,230 25
Ohio 18,800 $54,550 26
Indiana 12,730 $54,500 27
Nebraska 2,880 $54,480 28
Iowa 3,970 $54,240 29
Utah 3,920 $54,230 30
Wyoming 1,520 $53,980 31
Florida 23,780 $53,220 32
Georgia 18,910 $52,910 33
North Carolina 18,010 $52,450 34.5
North Dakota 1,160 $52,450 34.5
Oklahoma 6,520 $52,140 36.5
South Dakota 1,210 $52,140 36.5
West Virginia 3,290 $52,090 38
Texas 36,430 $51,920 39
Kansas 5,950 $51,700 40
Virgin Islands 250 $51,420
Montana 1,460 $50,360 41
South Carolina 7,670 $49,640 42
Kentucky 8,070 $49,610 43
New Mexico 2,710 $49,570 44
Louisiana 8,220 $49,330 45
Tennessee 10,240 $49,300 46
Maine 2,500 $48,800 47
Alabama 9,390 $48,770 48
Mississippi 4,730 $47,690 49
Arkansas 4,910 $46,790 50
Idaho 2,400 $46,210 51
Guam 230 $40,080
Puerto Rico 2,710 $36,760