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: Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 900 $59,580 1
Hawaii 710 $48,320 2
Montana 420 $43,550 3
Nevada 2,380 $43,300 4
Massachusetts 2,500 $42,920 5
Michigan 7,780 $41,020 6
Washington 3,360 $40,840 7
New Jersey 4,680 $39,740 8
California 18,290 $38,290 9
Minnesota 4,330 $37,580 10.5
Mississippi 440 $37,580 10.5
Pennsylvania 2,920 $37,540 12
Illinois 4,910 $36,780 13
Maryland 2,070 $36,750 14
Wisconsin 3,330 $36,330 15
Delaware 330 $35,560 16
Maine 780 $35,400 17
Virginia 3,330 $35,370 18
Indiana 2,170 $35,280 19
Connecticut 2,160 $35,150 20
New York 4,670 $35,120 21
Idaho 960 $34,830 22
North Dakota 260 $34,700 23
South Carolina 880 $34,570 24
West Virginia 360 $33,890 25
Ohio 5,450 $33,730 26
New Mexico 360 $33,640 27
Nebraska 540 $33,340 28
Kentucky 2,280 $33,070 29
New Hampshire 570 $33,040 30
Iowa 1,730 $33,010 31
Colorado 3,270 $32,960 32
Kansas 960 $32,940 33
North Carolina 1,900 $32,550 34
Arkansas 1,050 $31,980 35
Rhode Island 370 $31,940 36
Oregon 2,220 $31,860 37
Utah 1,100 $31,730 38
Missouri 2,110 $31,670 39
Georgia 4,470 $31,620 40
Wyoming 380 $31,530 41
Louisiana 2,580 $31,470 42
Alabama 3,070 $31,120 43
Arizona 2,950 $30,970 44
Tennessee 2,040 $30,640 45
South Dakota 110 $30,540 46
Texas 4,230 $30,470 47
Florida 10,440 $29,250 48
Vermont 160 $28,640 49
Puerto Rico 1,820 $24,600