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: Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 200 $64,380 1
Alaska 200 $62,880 2
Hawaii 630 $56,220 3
Washington 2,630 $55,130 4
New Mexico 540 $53,940 5
Arizona 1,220 $51,100 6
California 4,630 $50,770 7
Oregon 1,110 $50,610 8
Louisiana 1,300 $50,510 9
Montana 130 $50,380 10
Massachusetts 1,820 $49,790 11
Missouri 1,110 $48,540 12
Illinois 2,590 $48,430 13
Michigan 2,340 $47,630 14
New Jersey 3,200 $47,480 15
Wyoming 150 $47,450 16
Delaware 170 $47,320 17
Minnesota 640 $47,230 18.5
Maryland 1,460 $47,230 18.5
Connecticut 1,040 $47,180 20
New Hampshire 340 $47,150 21
Utah 1,210 $47,100 22
North Dakota 120 $46,510 23
Colorado 1,900 $46,170 24
Texas 6,080 $45,810 25
Virginia 3,030 $45,750 26
Maine 460 $45,390 27
Nevada 130 $45,170 28
North Carolina 3,020 $45,150 29
Georgia 4,560 $45,070 30
Wisconsin 1,590 $44,910 31
Pennsylvania 4,160 $44,610 32
Kentucky 980 $44,250 33
Ohio 2,450 $44,160 34
Tennessee 1,960 $43,760 35
Oklahoma 1,130 $43,710 36
Iowa 750 $43,550 37
Kansas 1,010 $43,230 38
Nebraska 270 $42,700 39
West Virginia 360 $42,520 40
Alabama 1,350 $42,030 41
Arkansas 420 $41,250 42
Vermont 130 $40,820 43
South Dakota 270 $40,550 44
Idaho 270 $40,340 45
Florida 5,360 $40,040 46
South Carolina 1,170 $39,780 47
New York 3,980 $38,420 48
Mississippi 670 $38,410 49
Indiana 2,090 $37,220 50
Puerto Rico 420 $25,100