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: Aircraft mechanics and service technicians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 1,900 $59,760 1
Georgia 8,010 $57,060 2
Tennessee 3,010 $56,620 3
California 11,450 $54,970 4
Hawaii 940 $54,860 5
Massachusetts 1,150 $53,000 6
Indiana 1,660 $52,440 7
Washington 4,550 $52,390 8
Nevada 1,130 $52,240 9
Illinois 2,870 $52,140 10
Alaska 1,760 $51,570 11
Oregon 1,050 $51,390 12
Colorado 1,710 $49,330 13.5
Wisconsin 1,190 $49,330 13.5
New York 4,050 $49,320 15
Missouri 2,390 $48,930 16
Virginia 1,860 $48,340 17
Pennsylvania 2,110 $48,290 18
Delaware 530 $48,230 19
Arizona 2,880 $47,880 20
Utah 1,590 $47,340 21
Texas 16,120 $47,180 22
Kentucky 1,450 $46,970 23
Rhode Island 130 $46,410 24
Michigan 2,140 $46,220 25
Nebraska 580 $46,050 26
Ohio 3,650 $45,900 27
West Virginia 790 $45,860 28
Connecticut 1,000 $45,650 29
Florida 7,540 $45,310 30
Louisiana 2,380 $45,010 31
Kansas 2,360 $44,630 32
Puerto Rico 440 $44,080
New Mexico 590 $43,970 33
New Hampshire 240 $43,910 34
Montana 340 $43,570 35
Vermont 210 $43,550 36
Wyoming 110 $43,460 37
Mississippi 810 $43,270 38
Iowa 380 $42,570 39
Idaho 440 $41,990 40
North Dakota 260 $41,730 41
South Dakota 150 $41,340 42
North Carolina 4,620 $40,080 43
South Carolina 1,150 $39,710 44
Maine 260 $38,040 45
Alabama 1,590 $37,210 46
Arkansas 880 $37,090 47