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: Prepress technicians and workers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 380 $54,840 1
New Jersey 2,000 $42,290 2
New York 3,630 $40,230 3
Colorado 860 $40,150 4
Minnesota 2,360 $39,370 5
California 6,580 $39,320 6
Connecticut 830 $39,250 7
Washington 1,320 $39,100 8
Maryland 1,160 $38,200 9
Illinois 4,470 $37,640 10
Hawaii 190 $36,570 11.5
Wisconsin 2,790 $36,570 11.5
Michigan 2,140 $36,550 13
Massachusetts 1,890 $36,320 14
Oregon 940 $35,750 15
Vermont 110 $35,480 16
Virginia 2,100 $34,840 17
Rhode Island 190 $34,720 18
Indiana 1,470 $34,140 19
Nevada 290 $33,930 20
Pennsylvania 4,500 $33,850 21
Ohio 3,650 $33,790 22
Missouri 1,720 $33,610 23
New Hampshire 510 $33,510 24
Delaware 190 $33,360 25
Tennessee 2,130 $33,090 26
North Carolina 1,580 $32,910 27
Kentucky 1,260 $32,250 28
Georgia 1,790 $32,150 29
Maine 280 $32,000 30
Iowa 1,110 $31,980 31
Montana 120 $31,630 32
Nebraska 1,020 $31,490 33
Florida 2,580 $30,710 34
Kansas 860 $30,050 35
Utah 590 $29,800 36
Alabama 470 $29,450 37
South Carolina 520 $29,170 38
Louisiana 340 $29,070 39
Texas 5,590 $28,790 40
New Mexico 300 $28,740 41
Arkansas 740 $28,600 42
Mississippi 350 $27,690 43
Arizona 1,040 $27,510 44
West Virginia 190 $25,740 45
Oklahoma 540 $25,670 46
North Dakota 170 $25,640 47
South Dakota 280 $24,230 48
Puerto Rico 340 $22,930