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).

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Occupation Selected: Farm equipment mechanics

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Minnesota 1,520 $34,530 1
New Jersey 250 $34,300 2
Oregon 540 $34,150 3
New Hampshire 160 $33,740 4
Washington 770 $33,590 5
Massachusetts 230 $32,790 6
California 2,260 $32,640 7
Maryland 390 $32,240 8
Ohio 550 $32,220 9
Vermont 110 $32,140 10
Kansas 1,000 $31,750 11
Illinois 1,480 $31,310 12
Wisconsin 1,660 $31,000 13
Pennsylvania 770 $30,770 14
Virginia 380 $30,750 15
Wyoming 110 $30,720 16.5
North Carolina 530 $30,720 16.5
Missouri 1,010 $30,530 18.5
Indiana 880 $30,530 18.5
Iowa 1,600 $30,400 20
Montana 380 $30,300 21
Georgia 470 $30,240 22
New York 610 $30,190 23
Colorado 270 $30,030 24
North Dakota 710 $29,940 25
Michigan 470 $29,740 26
South Dakota 470 $29,640 27
Utah 130 $29,540 28
Louisiana 300 $29,340 29
Oklahoma 430 $29,100 30
South Carolina 120 $28,900 31
Texas 1,690 $28,700 32
New Mexico 170 $28,190 33.5
Arizona 670 $28,190 33.5
Mississippi 540 $28,120 35
Alabama 640 $27,950 36
Nebraska 1,770 $27,680 37
Tennessee 720 $27,590 38
Idaho 590 $27,430 39
Arkansas 720 $26,990 40
Florida 530 $24,930 41
Kentucky 460 $24,630 42