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: Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 140 $44,890 1
Illinois 1,040 $42,110 2
New Jersey 800 $39,760 3
Massachusetts 470 $39,510 4
Michigan 1,000 $39,290 5
Washington 330 $39,220 6
Pennsylvania 1,000 $39,190 7
New York 370 $38,080 8
New Hampshire 100 $37,890 9
California 1,370 $37,580 10
Wisconsin 560 $37,030 11
Louisiana 390 $36,940 12
Ohio 840 $36,280 13
Virginia 730 $36,270 14
Georgia 670 $35,880 15
Minnesota 280 $35,720 16
Nebraska 110 $35,670 17
Maine 260 $35,620 18
Utah 100 $34,810 19
Kansas 160 $33,730 20
Maryland 460 $33,720 21
Texas 1,790 $33,110 22
West Virginia 260 $32,970 23
Iowa 310 $32,690 24
North Carolina 830 $32,570 25
Indiana 890 $32,460 26
Colorado 680 $32,210 27
Oregon 390 $32,130 28
Oklahoma 370 $31,850 29
Alabama 430 $31,600 30
Missouri 710 $30,770 31
Florida 1,170 $30,170 32
South Carolina 600 $29,390 33
Arkansas 160 $28,990 34
Mississippi 250 $28,160 35
Puerto Rico 120 $25,700