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: Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Texas 670 $29,560 1
Rhode Island 400 $28,380 2
Massachusetts 420 $28,150 3
New Jersey 370 $28,130 4
Wisconsin 300 $27,320 5
Missouri 280 $27,280 6
Tennessee 350 $27,110 7
Maine 160 $27,100 8
Maryland 100 $27,030 9
Pennsylvania 490 $26,160 10
South Carolina 2,190 $24,450 11
Georgia 2,600 $24,190 12
North Carolina 4,600 $23,450 13
Virginia 730 $23,110 14
Florida 220 $22,710 15
Alabama 950 $21,730 16
California 3,880 $20,040 17