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: Coil winders, tapers, and finishers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Michigan 560 $36,270 1
Massachusetts 440 $30,620 2
Missouri 380 $30,440 3
Georgia 680 $30,360 4
Ohio 790 $30,270 5
Pennsylvania 1,170 $29,470 6
Alabama 230 $29,240 7
North Carolina 790 $29,140 8
Kansas 140 $29,100 9
Indiana 660 $29,040 10
South Carolina 420 $28,300 11
Maine 140 $27,960 12
New Hampshire 290 $27,720 13
Virginia 510 $27,590 14
Tennessee 430 $27,530 15
Utah 100 $26,370 16
New Jersey 630 $26,300 17
Connecticut 410 $26,260 18
Kentucky 480 $25,860 19
Arkansas 900 $25,690 20
California 1,710 $25,570 21
Texas 1,590 $25,510 22
Wisconsin 870 $25,160 23
Washington 140 $23,560 24
Iowa 270 $23,500 25
Nebraska 290 $23,310 26
Florida 650 $22,990 27
Arizona 370 $22,330 28
Illinois 1,270 $22,120 29
New York 1,650 $22,000 30
South Dakota 100 $21,390 31
Puerto Rico 180 $18,880