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: Photographic process workers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Nevada 200 $32,270 1
Illinois 1,160 $32,180 2
Minnesota 1,010 $31,120 3
California 3,520 $30,460 4
New Jersey 560 $30,000 5
Georgia 760 $28,280 6
Massachusetts 290 $27,610 7
Ohio 700 $27,340 8
Oregon 290 $26,990 9
Washington 620 $26,740 10
Mississippi 140 $26,680 11
Michigan 580 $26,480 12
Utah 160 $26,020 13
Wisconsin 390 $25,980 14
Arizona 550 $25,970 15
Alabama 200 $25,460 16
Indiana 310 $25,430 17
Connecticut 210 $25,300 18
South Carolina 230 $24,600 19
Arkansas 150 $23,680 20
Pennsylvania 850 $23,470 21
Florida 1,260 $23,420 22
Kansas 200 $23,130 23
Tennessee 400 $22,900 24
Virginia 830 $22,770 25
Hawaii 130 $22,730 26
North Carolina 990 $22,650 27
Missouri 1,280 $22,480 28
Oklahoma 270 $21,450 29
Texas 1,660 $21,290 30
Iowa 260 $21,050 31
Kentucky 260 $20,630 32