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: Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 2,040 $38,460 1
Connecticut 1,480 $36,560 2
Rhode Island 360 $35,630 3
Massachusetts 2,070 $35,600 4
Illinois 4,270 $34,870 5
Maryland 860 $33,270 6
New York 4,270 $32,980 7
Minnesota 4,080 $32,900 8
Pennsylvania 6,180 $32,440 9
Colorado 1,860 $32,030 10
Hawaii 350 $31,860 11
Michigan 2,190 $31,740 12
Nevada 830 $31,200 13
New Hampshire 520 $30,800 14
Washington 3,500 $30,430 15
Alaska 180 $30,300 16
Vermont 390 $30,150 17
Delaware 130 $29,820 18
Virginia 2,800 $29,710 19
Wisconsin 3,130 $29,640 20
Montana 540 $29,610 21
Arizona 2,130 $29,440 22
California 15,640 $29,360 23
Wyoming 130 $29,310 24
Oregon 2,980 $29,120 25
Florida 6,260 $29,040 26
Indiana 4,650 $28,510 27
Nebraska 820 $28,430 28
Ohio 5,130 $28,390 29
Maine 590 $27,790 30
North Dakota 400 $27,620 31
Georgia 4,170 $26,870 32
Iowa 2,810 $26,660 33
Missouri 3,500 $26,600 34
North Carolina 5,090 $26,000 35
New Mexico 690 $25,950 36
Utah 2,030 $25,570 37
Kansas 1,450 $25,550 38
Kentucky 1,460 $25,440 39
Tennessee 2,610 $25,270 40
Idaho 1,330 $24,700 41
South Carolina 1,390 $24,440 42
Arkansas 1,600 $24,070 43
Texas 9,180 $24,060 44
South Dakota 780 $23,890 45
Alabama 3,720 $23,390 46
Oklahoma 1,600 $23,070 47
Louisiana 730 $23,040 48
Mississippi 2,120 $22,930 49
Puerto Rico 820 $14,450