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: Assemblers and fabricators, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Michigan 29,190 $44,720 1
Ohio 20,210 $37,650 2
New York 3,790 $36,740 3
Georgia 5,620 $36,610 4
Wisconsin 11,710 $32,780 5
Washington 4,990 $32,750 6
North Carolina 4,410 $32,470 7
Pennsylvania 6,760 $30,090 8
New Jersey 8,210 $30,010 9
Alaska 100 $29,830 10
Indiana 14,590 $29,460 11
Illinois 16,730 $29,020 12.5
Connecticut 1,630 $29,020 12.5
Minnesota 7,470 $28,440 14
Oregon 6,060 $28,120 15
Rhode Island 300 $28,040 16
New Hampshire 2,090 $27,770 17
Maryland 2,780 $27,350 18
Wyoming 460 $27,060 19
Hawaii 560 $27,000 20
Virginia 5,960 $26,960 21
Iowa 4,420 $25,790 22
Colorado 3,940 $25,550 23
Texas 14,000 $25,530 24
Alabama 4,150 $25,470 25
California 31,900 $25,360 26
Massachusetts 4,780 $25,330 27
Tennessee 13,410 $25,230 28
Nebraska 1,490 $25,210 29
South Carolina 3,550 $24,170 30
Arizona 2,500 $24,140 31
Nevada 1,630 $24,050 32
Utah 2,420 $24,000 33
Maine 880 $23,330 34
West Virginia 530 $22,620 35
Florida 10,740 $22,410 36
Oklahoma 800 $22,090 37
Vermont 180 $21,880 38.5
Mississippi 900 $21,880 38.5
Arkansas 3,530 $21,730 40
Kansas 2,120 $21,440 41
New Mexico 580 $21,130 42
North Dakota 140 $19,140 43
Puerto Rico 920 $13,460