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: Traffic technicians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Arizona 130 $55,740 1
New Jersey 110 $46,610 2
Ohio 100 $44,300 3
Pennsylvania 160 $44,190 4
Washington 150 $43,300 5
Maryland 150 $42,430 6
Virginia 110 $41,170 7
Texas 560 $35,740 8
North Carolina 100 $34,200 9
Oklahoma 150 $33,320 10
Florida 250 $33,070 11
New Mexico 100 $32,060 12
Tennessee 670 $30,750 13
Georgia 230 $30,700 14
Idaho 470 $28,700 15