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: Electromechanical equipment assemblers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Virginia 820 $34,400 1
Pennsylvania 2,180 $32,960 2
Missouri 310 $32,280 3
Washington 710 $31,540 4
New Jersey 2,160 $31,530 5
New York 5,020 $31,480 6
Vermont 180 $31,280 7
Minnesota 1,530 $31,220 8
Michigan 1,600 $31,180 9
Maryland 240 $30,900 10
Massachusetts 3,200 $30,880 11
Connecticut 2,670 $30,670 12
Ohio 1,090 $30,630 13
Colorado 930 $29,960 14
South Carolina 350 $29,880 15
Oregon 610 $29,640 16
New Hampshire 820 $29,430 17
Illinois 2,850 $29,410 18
Kentucky 390 $29,120 19
Arizona 1,070 $29,040 20
Oklahoma 230 $28,990 21
California 10,160 $28,950 22
Georgia 990 $28,440 23
Wisconsin 2,000 $28,420 24
Indiana 870 $27,940 25
Nebraska 260 $27,680 26
Nevada 300 $27,100 27
West Virginia 250 $26,940 28
Tennessee 2,800 $26,420 29
Kansas 430 $26,120 30
Mississippi 260 $25,650 31
Texas 5,240 $25,640 32
Alabama 180 $25,210 33
North Carolina 2,180 $25,030 34
Florida 2,620 $24,870 35
Iowa 290 $23,080 36
Maine 160 $21,260 37