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: Millwrights

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Michigan 5,910 $60,980 1
New Jersey 860 $56,240 2
Alaska 220 $55,620 3
Ohio 5,400 $55,340 4
Indiana 3,100 $54,030 5
New York 1,540 $53,770 6
Illinois 2,090 $53,680 7
Delaware 200 $53,150 8
Wisconsin 1,750 $51,690 9
Maryland 340 $51,390 10
Minnesota 1,060 $51,220 11
California 1,900 $51,100 12
Washington 1,510 $50,460 13
Kentucky 640 $50,020 14
Missouri 990 $48,460 15
Massachusetts 540 $47,490 16
New Hampshire 150 $45,640 17
Oregon 1,470 $45,030 18
Tennessee 1,510 $44,690 19
Virginia 1,100 $43,780 20
Arkansas 1,250 $42,910 21
Iowa 610 $42,030 22
Georgia 1,610 $41,590 23
Maine 840 $41,010 24
Connecticut 220 $40,920 25
Louisiana 1,420 $40,430 26
Kansas 450 $40,130 27
South Carolina 1,080 $40,040 28
Idaho 470 $39,790 29
Montana 320 $39,590 30
Pennsylvania 1,840 $39,170 31
Colorado 620 $38,530 32
Oklahoma 230 $38,350 33
Texas 3,250 $38,310 34
Alabama 1,230 $38,040 35
West Virginia 300 $37,990 36
Mississippi 990 $37,500 37
North Carolina 1,400 $37,440 38
Florida 1,280 $34,080 39
Nebraska 190 $32,530 40