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: Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Maryland 1,470 $29,670 1
Massachusetts 1,840 $27,920 2
Nevada 390 $27,340 3
New Jersey 1,260 $25,980 4
Washington 1,970 $25,220 5
Kansas 2,480 $25,120 6
Nebraska 7,840 $24,950 7
Iowa 5,740 $24,510 8
New Hampshire 180 $24,470 9
Minnesota 1,790 $24,360 10
Arizona 1,180 $24,290 11
Connecticut 340 $24,200 12
Utah 190 $24,070 13
Oregon 520 $24,010 14
Rhode Island 330 $23,870 15
Illinois 5,030 $23,490 16
Colorado 2,230 $23,290 17
Hawaii 790 $22,920 18
Wisconsin 1,510 $22,720 19
Pennsylvania 2,250 $22,640 20
New York 5,850 $22,280 21
Maine 490 $22,250 22
Michigan 1,470 $22,190 23
Kentucky 1,810 $22,060 24
California 10,860 $21,950 25
Vermont 210 $21,860 26
Alaska 2,700 $20,670 27
Missouri 2,940 $20,630 28
Florida 3,790 $20,520 29
Ohio 1,710 $20,390 30
Virginia 2,370 $20,250 31
Tennessee 660 $20,120 32
Arkansas 12,660 $19,890 33
New Mexico 160 $19,480 34
Georgia 6,190 $19,430 35
Oklahoma 990 $19,400 36
Texas 6,240 $18,940 37
North Carolina 7,760 $18,870 38
Delaware 3,310 $18,770 39
Alabama 12,850 $18,530 40
Louisiana 1,860 $18,500 41
Mississippi 8,590 $18,470 42
Montana 140 $17,710 43
South Carolina 1,820 $17,100 44
Puerto Rico 640 $13,310