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: Tank car, truck, and ship loaders

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Washington 550 $47,000 1
Delaware 590 $44,810 2
Oregon 250 $40,050 3
Virginia 320 $39,690 4
New Jersey 1,310 $36,840 5
California 2,580 $36,340 6
Indiana 360 $36,170 7
Minnesota 100 $35,740 8
Texas 1,110 $34,570 9
Illinois 640 $33,520 10
Ohio 440 $32,480 11
Nevada 190 $31,590 12
Alabama 310 $31,180 13
North Carolina 160 $31,030 14
Missouri 200 $30,740 15
Pennsylvania 190 $30,620 16
South Carolina 200 $30,420 17
Iowa 240 $30,360 18
Florida 660 $29,730 19
West Virginia 200 $28,920 20
Kentucky 280 $28,140 21
Massachusetts 130 $27,660 22
Oklahoma 240 $27,350 23
Tennessee 170 $26,620 24
Louisiana 1,260 $26,260 25