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: Pump operators, except wellhead pumpers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 200 $50,350 1
Ohio 950 $47,240 2
Oklahoma 540 $45,800 3
California 610 $43,450 4
Massachusetts 170 $43,020 5
Texas 1,350 $42,250 6
Michigan 110 $41,810 7
Pennsylvania 120 $41,480 8
Louisiana 1,620 $41,270 9
Alabama 180 $38,370 10
Washington 120 $38,260 11
New York 160 $37,210 12
New Jersey 300 $36,730 13
New Mexico 210 $33,790 14
Florida 350 $32,050 15
Arkansas 130 $27,820 16