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: Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 4,700 $57,160 1
Illinois 8,570 $56,660 2
New Jersey 5,460 $56,400 3
Hawaii 350 $56,070 4
New York 11,420 $55,940 5
Virginia 4,370 $54,530 6
Alaska 730 $54,520 7
New Hampshire 620 $54,470 8
New Mexico 1,040 $54,380 9
Michigan 6,840 $53,960 10
Delaware 180 $53,410 11
California 28,240 $53,180 12
Washington 4,340 $52,190 13
Colorado 4,280 $52,170 14
Utah 1,760 $51,940 15
Wyoming 360 $51,480 16
Maryland 3,450 $51,120 17
Minnesota 3,500 $50,650 18
Oregon 2,380 $50,530 19
Missouri 4,100 $50,410 20
Ohio 6,680 $49,840 21
Indiana 4,620 $49,710 22
Pennsylvania 5,710 $49,330 23
South Dakota 460 $48,990 24
Idaho 730 $48,690 25
Texas 17,900 $48,580 26
North Dakota 470 $48,570 27
Connecticut 1,860 $48,190 28
Arizona 3,750 $47,910 29
Montana 550 $47,640 30
Wisconsin 3,130 $47,300 31
Maine 500 $47,190 32
Georgia 6,710 $47,130 33
West Virginia 760 $46,970 34
Kansas 2,010 $46,920 35
Kentucky 1,760 $46,900 36
North Carolina 4,440 $46,820 37
Mississippi 1,150 $46,370 38
Iowa 2,550 $46,290 39
Florida 10,370 $45,820 40
Nebraska 1,150 $45,120 41
Tennessee 3,790 $44,830 42
Alabama 2,440 $44,810 43
Oklahoma 1,960 $44,730 44
Louisiana 1,770 $43,300 45
South Carolina 1,930 $42,870 46
Arkansas 1,080 $42,050 47
Nevada 2,110 $41,520 48
Guam 150 $41,090
Puerto Rico 880 $34,100