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: Motorboat mechanics

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 320 $45,240 1
Alaska 200 $40,410 2
Massachusetts 720 $39,870 3
California 1,260 $39,590 4
New Hampshire 330 $39,240 5
New Jersey 660 $39,210 6
Virginia 370 $37,930 7
Rhode Island 240 $37,920 8
Maryland 830 $37,090 9
Georgia 370 $36,480 10
Washington 900 $36,250 11
New York 1,090 $35,690 12
Florida 2,230 $34,590 13
Maine 230 $34,510 14
North Carolina 630 $34,230 15
Minnesota 510 $33,780 16
Illinois 520 $33,650 17
Missouri 370 $33,390 18
Oregon 170 $32,790 19
Indiana 420 $32,730 20
Wisconsin 660 $32,090 21
Louisiana 260 $32,070 22
Michigan 860 $31,430 23
Texas 850 $31,410 24
Utah 200 $31,170 25
South Carolina 290 $30,750 26
Iowa 150 $29,070 27
Arizona 170 $28,760 28
Pennsylvania 350 $27,910 29
Tennessee 290 $27,700 30
Oklahoma 250 $27,620 31
Ohio 470 $27,580 32
Kentucky 220 $27,250 33
Arkansas 120 $25,400 34