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: Transportation workers, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Ohio 1,500 $37,690 1
Massachusetts 310 $37,280 2
Pennsylvania 1,100 $37,090 3
California 5,660 $37,030 4
Washington 1,740 $36,910 5
Louisiana 210 $34,440 6
Maryland 640 $34,060 7
New Jersey 1,540 $33,710 8
New York 1,640 $33,130 9
Oregon 600 $32,370 10
Missouri 300 $31,930 11
Hawaii 1,030 $31,670 12
Oklahoma 260 $31,570 13
Michigan 980 $31,470 14
Texas 3,230 $30,690 15
Tennessee 1,350 $30,310 16
District of Columbia 130 $30,180 17
Minnesota 550 $29,930 18
Connecticut 410 $28,710 19
Florida 2,930 $28,420 20
North Carolina 830 $27,730 21
Nebraska 100 $27,650 22
Alabama 350 $27,600 23
Nevada 600 $25,910 24
New Mexico 240 $25,720 25
Wyoming 230 $24,970 26
Kansas 170 $24,650 27
Arkansas 210 $23,150 28
Wisconsin 520 $22,300 29
Iowa 130 $20,320 30
South Carolina 210 $20,140 31
New Hampshire 160 $19,690 32
Puerto Rico 300 $16,890