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: Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Hawaii 100 $40,350 1
Massachusetts 350 $36,490 2
Colorado 360 $34,150 3
Connecticut 530 $32,820 4
Maryland 320 $32,000 5
Nevada 190 $31,450 6
New Jersey 490 $31,410 7
New York 990 $31,270 8
New Hampshire 340 $30,950 9
Missouri 560 $30,480 10
Washington 610 $29,900 11
Georgia 1,200 $29,880 12
Michigan 1,010 $28,980 13
Florida 1,740 $28,920 14
California 1,490 $28,460 15
Virginia 970 $28,200 16
Minnesota 630 $28,140 17
Oregon 320 $28,110 18
South Carolina 380 $27,570 19
Wisconsin 1,150 $27,450 20
Arizona 210 $27,370 21
Nebraska 210 $27,350 22
Illinois 620 $27,330 23
Vermont 180 $27,150 24
North Carolina 1,130 $27,100 25
Pennsylvania 1,400 $26,450 26
Iowa 450 $26,410 27
Tennessee 590 $26,350 28
Indiana 830 $26,300 29
Texas 2,040 $26,210 30
Louisiana 200 $25,990 31
New Mexico 170 $25,910 32
Idaho 120 $25,290 33
Ohio 890 $25,120 34
Arkansas 180 $24,870 35
Maine 210 $24,310 36
Oklahoma 320 $23,890 37
Kentucky 570 $23,480 38
Kansas 150 $23,090 39
Alabama 420 $22,450 40
Mississippi 240 $21,980 41
Montana 150 $21,950 42
West Virginia 140 $19,430 43