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: Motor vehicle operators, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 160 $47,750 1
District of Columbia 310 $42,480 2
Nebraska 330 $39,800 3
Nevada 560 $39,760 4
Wyoming 190 $39,040 5
South Carolina 390 $37,130 6
Hawaii 370 $36,120 7
Washington 1,230 $35,140 8
Maryland 960 $34,500 9
Illinois 3,280 $33,170 10
Delaware 220 $32,530 11
New Mexico 280 $32,450 12
Mississippi 170 $30,980 13
Montana 160 $30,970 14
Utah 290 $30,190 15
Michigan 2,430 $29,620 16
New York 3,570 $29,470 17
Virginia 1,280 $29,310 18
California 11,800 $27,940 19
Puerto Rico 210 $27,550
Oregon 1,100 $27,230 20
Massachusetts 1,130 $27,010 21
Kentucky 790 $26,930 22
Arizona 1,090 $26,840 23
North Carolina 4,550 $26,090 24
North Dakota 110 $25,650 25
Arkansas 410 $25,530 26
New Jersey 2,590 $25,520 27
West Virginia 180 $24,790 28
Kansas 590 $24,360 29
Connecticut 480 $24,130 30
Ohio 2,880 $24,110 31
Florida 6,830 $23,660 32
Georgia 1,730 $23,250 33
Tennessee 940 $23,230 34
Pennsylvania 2,190 $23,200 35
Iowa 850 $23,090 36
Colorado 1,890 $22,830 37
Minnesota 1,230 $22,750 38
Texas 1,960 $22,580 39
Louisiana 190 $22,020 40
Alabama 1,240 $21,670 41
Indiana 2,800 $21,210 42
Idaho 220 $21,080 43
Missouri 1,980 $20,900 44
Maine 370 $19,960 45
Wisconsin 1,950 $18,690 46
New Hampshire 360 $18,500 47