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: Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 180 $47,140 1
Wyoming 370 $39,380 2
Indiana 1,160 $36,910 3
Maine 220 $36,860 4
South Carolina 490 $36,550 5
West Virginia 550 $34,540 6
North Dakota 210 $34,510 7
Oregon 590 $34,190 8
Kentucky 810 $33,600 9
Vermont 290 $33,240 10
Arizona 640 $33,000 11
California 3,090 $32,660 12
New Jersey 1,070 $32,340 13
Massachusetts 590 $32,110 14
New Hampshire 370 $31,420 15
Idaho 420 $31,360 16
Washington 480 $31,200 17
Connecticut 220 $31,060 18
Pennsylvania 1,910 $31,020 19
New York 1,700 $30,280 20
Georgia 1,360 $30,270 21
Wisconsin 1,430 $30,220 22
Ohio 1,300 $30,060 23
Nevada 500 $29,880 24
Missouri 820 $29,800 25
Illinois 1,080 $29,750 26
Michigan 1,450 $29,360 27
Utah 290 $29,200 28
Virginia 1,490 $28,600 29
Colorado 420 $28,160 30
Louisiana 440 $28,130 31
Florida 2,010 $27,520 32
Tennessee 510 $27,280 33
South Dakota 140 $27,260 34
Iowa 860 $27,140 35
Maryland 330 $27,070 36
New Mexico 230 $26,960 37
Kansas 680 $26,640 38
Montana 100 $26,630 39
Arkansas 630 $26,500 40
Alabama 580 $26,120 41
North Carolina 1,150 $25,490 42
Mississippi 180 $25,250 43
Nebraska 610 $24,910 44
Oklahoma 580 $24,670 45
Texas 5,730 $24,050 46
Puerto Rico 150 $16,320