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: Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 3,230 $43,920 1
Massachusetts 25,280 $41,260 2
New Jersey 44,250 $40,130 3
Illinois 74,360 $39,580 4
New York 55,040 $39,410 5
Utah 19,560 $39,350 6
Connecticut 12,470 $39,250 7
California 131,760 $38,500 8
Michigan 49,970 $38,340 9
Hawaii 3,250 $38,310 10
Indiana 53,030 $38,110 11
Wisconsin 50,120 $38,070 12
Nevada 14,430 $37,910 13
Washington 33,000 $37,800 14
New Hampshire 7,260 $37,640 15.5
Arizona 24,570 $37,640 15.5
Maryland 24,360 $37,430 17
Minnesota 32,660 $37,280 18
Colorado 23,140 $37,270 19
Rhode Island 3,620 $37,160 20
Ohio 68,760 $37,030 21
Missouri 44,090 $37,020 22
Pennsylvania 73,720 $36,730 23
North Carolina 50,290 $36,130 24.5
Georgia 54,870 $36,130 24.5
Arkansas 38,100 $35,920 26
Wyoming 6,110 $35,610 27
Tennessee 66,290 $35,450 28
Kansas 19,300 $35,400 29
Delaware 4,640 $35,270 30
Oregon 23,710 $35,060 31
Alabama 36,620 $34,920 32
South Carolina 23,360 $34,810 33
Mississippi 21,120 $34,790 34
Nebraska 27,690 $34,770 35
Virginia 36,830 $34,420 36
North Dakota 6,250 $34,230 37
Texas 134,860 $33,750 38
Kentucky 31,250 $33,690 39
Montana 6,610 $33,270 40
New Mexico 9,440 $33,060 41
Vermont 3,840 $33,050 42
Florida 77,150 $32,770 43
Oklahoma 21,750 $32,590 44
Iowa 37,720 $32,550 45
Maine 9,990 $32,500 46
South Dakota 7,500 $31,440 47
Idaho 11,720 $31,250 48
Louisiana 22,700 $31,200 49
West Virginia 11,780 $29,900 50
Virgin Islands 370 $27,360
Guam 320 $23,940
Puerto Rico 12,210 $15,670