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).

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Occupation Selected: Grinding and polishing workers, hand

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Washington 710 $31,370 1
Vermont 130 $31,140 2
Minnesota 1,030 $29,840 3
Massachusetts 510 $29,730 4
Wisconsin 1,560 $29,590 5
Pennsylvania 1,190 $29,160 6
Connecticut 680 $28,920 7
Ohio 2,800 $28,110 8
Kentucky 340 $27,790 9
New Jersey 980 $27,760 10
Virginia 840 $26,950 11
Tennessee 1,100 $26,850 12
Colorado 460 $26,840 13
Nevada 110 $26,780 14
Utah 330 $26,450 15
Maine 110 $26,150 16
Maryland 150 $26,130 17
Michigan 2,510 $26,040 18
Rhode Island 310 $26,030 19
New Hampshire 360 $25,830 20
Indiana 3,010 $25,800 21
Missouri 520 $25,690 22
Florida 1,510 $25,480 23
South Carolina 460 $25,440 24
Iowa 410 $25,380 25
Illinois 1,690 $25,210 26
Louisiana 140 $24,950 27
North Carolina 1,330 $24,890 28
New York 1,540 $24,690 29
Kansas 700 $24,440 30
Arizona 750 $24,380 31
Georgia 1,090 $24,260 32
Oregon 780 $23,560 33
California 6,820 $23,260 34
Oklahoma 680 $23,220 35
Mississippi 370 $22,380 36.5
Texas 3,150 $22,380 36.5
Arkansas 330 $22,170 38
South Dakota 250 $22,010 39
West Virginia 220 $21,970 40
Alabama 1,490 $21,910 41
New Mexico 140 $20,920 42