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 knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Hampshire 140 $30,990 1
Connecticut 120 $28,050 2
New Jersey 470 $26,580 3
South Carolina 5,780 $26,080 4
Massachusetts 650 $25,930 5
Maryland 150 $25,900 6
Michigan 100 $25,880 7
Georgia 6,480 $25,720 8
Texas 820 $25,550 9
Indiana 100 $25,070 10
New York 1,400 $24,930 11
Mississippi 160 $24,790 12
Washington 210 $24,730 13
North Carolina 9,890 $24,660 14
Pennsylvania 2,040 $24,610 15
Virginia 1,460 $24,130 16
Rhode Island 560 $22,380 17
Alabama 3,160 $21,900 18
Tennessee 570 $21,700 19
California 3,000 $20,480 20
Florida 200 $18,030 21