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: Bakers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 290 $32,310 1
Washington 3,360 $28,930 2
Colorado 2,740 $27,420 3
Rhode Island 710 $27,410 4
Nevada 1,990 $27,290 5
Maryland 1,930 $26,530 6
Massachusetts 3,910 $26,520 7
Minnesota 2,630 $26,270 8
New Jersey 4,330 $25,980 9
Hawaii 1,230 $25,670 10
Oregon 2,300 $25,660 11
New York 10,780 $25,650 12
District of Columbia 390 $25,560 13
California 18,200 $25,310 14
New Hampshire 460 $24,860 15
Vermont 840 $24,710 16
Connecticut 2,810 $24,440 17
Michigan 4,330 $24,020 18
Utah 1,470 $23,730 19
Virginia 2,390 $23,180 20
Arizona 3,620 $22,960 21.5
Pennsylvania 9,830 $22,960 21.5
Florida 6,080 $22,950 23
Idaho 680 $22,930 24
Montana 600 $22,860 25
Indiana 3,330 $22,840 26
Ohio 5,060 $22,820 27
Illinois 8,320 $22,680 28.5
Wisconsin 3,620 $22,680 28.5
Iowa 1,380 $22,520 30
Kansas 1,350 $22,030 31
Maine 720 $21,950 32
Nebraska 980 $21,840 33
Missouri 2,430 $21,800 34
Georgia 3,210 $21,470 35
South Dakota 400 $21,450 36
New Mexico 980 $21,440 37
Delaware 560 $20,870 38
North Carolina 2,710 $20,760 39
Wyoming 180 $20,740 40
Texas 6,100 $20,720 41
Mississippi 770 $19,640 42
South Carolina 980 $19,620 43
North Dakota 650 $19,490 44
Kentucky 1,030 $19,400 45
Louisiana 1,530 $19,260 46
Tennessee 2,210 $19,070 47
Oklahoma 1,000 $18,990 48
Alabama 1,270 $18,780 49
West Virginia 370 $18,640 50
Arkansas 660 $17,730 51
Guam 170 $15,650
Puerto Rico 2,200 $13,960