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: Production workers, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 130 $44,630 1
Delaware 270 $36,280 2
Indiana 9,220 $35,490 3
Hawaii 250 $35,450 4
Michigan 34,900 $34,540 5
Nevada 900 $34,470 6
New Jersey 4,400 $34,100 7
Massachusetts 2,000 $33,040 8
Connecticut 1,530 $32,780 9
Washington 3,970 $32,310 10
Ohio 17,120 $31,960 11
Maryland 2,110 $31,860 12
Pennsylvania 4,220 $31,640 13
Alabama 4,300 $31,010 14
Wisconsin 9,790 $30,670 15
Rhode Island 500 $30,100 16
Montana 250 $29,310 17
New York 3,670 $29,090 18
Minnesota 11,670 $29,010 19
Tennessee 10,920 $28,670 20
Kentucky 5,820 $28,640 21
Georgia 12,810 $28,380 22
Colorado 2,380 $28,150 23
Texas 8,170 $27,860 24
Illinois 29,500 $27,750 25
Iowa 6,970 $27,700 26
Oregon 8,950 $27,660 27
Nebraska 1,780 $27,560 28
New Hampshire 1,760 $27,210 29
Virginia 5,770 $26,690 30
Kansas 2,490 $26,580 31
Louisiana 4,750 $26,490 32
North Carolina 2,830 $26,290 33
Arkansas 3,850 $25,930 34
West Virginia 610 $25,560 35
South Carolina 3,770 $25,410 36
Arizona 1,840 $25,320 37
Wyoming 300 $25,260 38
North Dakota 220 $24,950 39
Idaho 1,730 $24,730 40
Florida 6,360 $24,340 41
California 41,970 $23,990 42
Oklahoma 1,460 $23,820 43
Missouri 4,840 $21,970 44
Utah 2,590 $21,670 45
Maine 560 $21,650 46
New Mexico 350 $21,480 47
Mississippi 430 $21,220 48
Puerto Rico 11,770 $21,120