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: Packers and packagers, hand

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 1,150 $23,240 1
Wisconsin 26,490 $21,810 2
Maryland 9,020 $21,660 3
Connecticut 8,640 $21,600 4
Arkansas 8,360 $21,450 5
Vermont 1,180 $21,190 6
Washington 18,220 $21,150 7
Minnesota 16,900 $21,030 8
Indiana 25,880 $20,970 9
Pennsylvania 38,680 $20,870 10
Massachusetts 18,200 $20,830 11
Michigan 29,980 $20,820 12
Rhode Island 3,760 $20,230 13
New York 31,010 $20,180 14
Illinois 49,100 $20,120 15
Ohio 43,480 $19,960 16
Nebraska 4,460 $19,630 17
Oregon 8,600 $19,500 18
Tennessee 18,440 $19,470 19
New Hampshire 2,780 $19,410 20
Kentucky 12,100 $19,390 21
Missouri 16,130 $19,300 22
New Jersey 38,030 $19,180 23
Kansas 8,500 $19,150 24
Nevada 5,630 $19,130 25
Hawaii 2,930 $18,790 26
California 118,360 $18,630 27
Georgia 27,850 $18,580 28
North Carolina 29,720 $18,550 29
Virginia 19,030 $18,500 30.5
South Dakota 2,670 $18,500 30.5
Iowa 10,460 $18,460 32
Colorado 8,760 $18,400 33
Maine 3,400 $17,990 34
South Carolina 12,040 $17,940 35
Mississippi 7,150 $17,910 36
Florida 43,100 $17,890 37
Texas 42,560 $17,730 38
Alabama 10,310 $17,620 39
West Virginia 2,460 $17,390 40
Utah 5,710 $17,110 41
Oklahoma 6,380 $17,000 42
Montana 1,720 $16,840 43
Arizona 13,270 $16,740 44
North Dakota 1,200 $16,720 45
Idaho 2,680 $16,450 46
Louisiana 4,400 $15,910 47
New Mexico 2,350 $15,820 48
Wyoming 790 $15,560 49
Guam 180 $14,010
Puerto Rico 6,940 $13,130