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: Maintenance and repair workers, general

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 3,920 $42,600 1
Connecticut 11,080 $39,150 2
Massachusetts 23,390 $39,010 3
Illinois 54,200 $38,270 4
District of Columbia 4,130 $37,850 5
Michigan 43,200 $37,610 6
Washington 24,580 $37,020 7
Minnesota 14,520 $36,910 8
New Jersey 35,190 $36,780 9
Nevada 13,430 $36,740 10
California 128,880 $36,630 11
Wyoming 3,100 $35,970 12
Hawaii 6,510 $35,920 13
Delaware 3,950 $35,680 14
Wisconsin 24,530 $35,050 15
New York 91,460 $35,000 16
Maryland 26,470 $34,450 17
Rhode Island 3,890 $34,430 18
Ohio 60,300 $34,410 19
Virginia 34,820 $34,200 20
Colorado 18,700 $33,920 21
North Dakota 2,700 $33,820 22
Oregon 12,580 $33,560 23
Pennsylvania 59,820 $33,330 24
New Hampshire 4,920 $33,250 25
North Carolina 43,390 $33,220 26
Indiana 35,450 $33,050 27
Idaho 6,940 $32,930 28
Tennessee 32,170 $32,710 29
Iowa 14,660 $32,640 30
Missouri 30,350 $32,530 31
Maine 5,220 $32,410 32.5
Vermont 3,100 $32,410 32.5
Georgia 43,320 $32,210 34
South Carolina 25,360 $31,930 35
Alabama 19,720 $31,680 36
Kentucky 19,360 $31,410 37
Kansas 11,920 $31,050 38.5
Arizona 25,650 $31,050 38.5
Utah 9,050 $31,010 40
Oklahoma 16,780 $30,360 41
Montana 4,420 $30,340 42.5
Nebraska 9,020 $30,340 42.5
Louisiana 23,770 $29,890 44
Florida 79,750 $29,600 45
Arkansas 12,780 $29,120 46
New Mexico 7,960 $28,040 47
Texas 97,370 $27,950 48
Mississippi 11,830 $27,110 49
West Virginia 8,590 $26,920 50
South Dakota 2,380 $26,530 51
Virgin Islands 920 $23,980
Guam 1,010 $22,930
Puerto Rico 8,100 $19,770