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: Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 590 $34,090 1
New Jersey 1,040 $31,960 2
Connecticut 470 $31,930 3
Oregon 3,850 $30,940 4
Washington 3,380 $30,210 5
Michigan 1,950 $29,480 6
Minnesota 2,600 $29,440 7
Hawaii 110 $29,360 8
Illinois 1,960 $28,060 9
Colorado 750 $27,850 10
New Hampshire 380 $27,150 11
Wisconsin 4,060 $27,090 12
Idaho 540 $27,040 13
Rhode Island 150 $26,960 14
Pennsylvania 5,230 $26,570 15
Nebraska 460 $26,210 16
Montana 950 $26,010 17
Louisiana 550 $25,980 18
Vermont 680 $25,720 19
Ohio 3,880 $25,650 20
New York 2,480 $25,480 21
Virginia 5,290 $25,080 22
Indiana 3,960 $24,970 23
North Dakota 970 $24,800 24
South Carolina 1,170 $24,760 25
North Carolina 6,620 $24,720 26
Utah 1,020 $24,670 27
Maryland 410 $24,570 28
Iowa 1,410 $24,240 29
Arkansas 1,660 $23,960 30
Kentucky 2,640 $23,880 31
California 8,520 $23,860 32
Nevada 250 $23,840 33
South Dakota 510 $23,750 34
Maine 840 $23,600 35
Florida 2,460 $23,370 36
Arizona 1,430 $23,230 37
Missouri 1,830 $23,010 38
Kansas 880 $22,660 39
Oklahoma 490 $22,380 40
Alabama 2,030 $22,310 41
Georgia 2,710 $22,240 42
Tennessee 2,840 $22,080 43
New Mexico 240 $21,880 44
Mississippi 2,800 $21,860 45
Texas 7,840 $20,890 46
West Virginia 680 $20,430 47
Puerto Rico 120 $14,800