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).

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State Selected: Rhode Island

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Occupation Jobs Average
Salary
Nat.
Rank
All Occupations 482,550 $40,580 16
Management occupations 23,270 $93,950 13
Chief executives 1,130 $156,390 9
General and operations managers 7,110 $102,150 14
Advertising and promotions managers 190 $76,960 21
Marketing managers 990 $83,040 34
Sales managers 950 $100,600 17
Public relations managers 240 $92,870 13
Administrative services managers 590 $87,590 3
Computer and information systems managers 880 $102,040 17
Financial managers 2,080 $99,270 16
Compensation and benefits managers 200 $73,110 27
Training and development managers 120 $75,620 28
Human resources managers, all other 250 $106,150 7
Industrial production managers 630 $86,480 13
Purchasing managers 210 $85,170 17
Transportation, storage, and distribution managers 250 $79,760 18
Construction managers 540 $83,660 20
Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 170 $50,130 6
Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 770 $82,060 14
Education administrators, postsecondary 680 $92,300 7
Education administrators, all other 140 $78,150 5
Engineering managers 560 $105,180 18
Food service managers 650 $54,810 6
Funeral directors 100 $78,140 4
Lodging managers 130 $53,270 14
Medical and health services managers 1,020 $93,120 7
Social and community service managers 650 $59,540 11
Managers, all other 1,140 $78,840 23
Business and financial operations occupations 20,950 $60,160 14
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 900 $55,630 13
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,060 $50,600 25
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 650 $51,010 17
Cost estimators 600 $64,070 4
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 900 $46,850 22
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 340 $52,300 17.5
Training and development specialists 740 $50,530 17
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 1,050 $45,810 45.5
Logisticians 210 $64,760 20
Management analysts 1,510 $74,330 23
Meeting and convention planners 200 $48,090 8
Business operations specialists, all other 1,550 $60,860 19.5
Accountants and auditors 4,190 $63,750 9
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 230 $47,350 24
Budget analysts 250 $65,690 9
Credit analysts 210 $64,860 5
Financial analysts 630 $61,150 38
Loan counselors 190 $36,320 31
Loan officers 2,170 $76,710 4
Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents 310 $58,310 9
Financial specialists, all other 1,000 $50,810 32
Computer and mathematical occupations 9,770 $67,640 16
Computer and information scientists, research 340 $90,660 13
Computer programmers 1,370 $63,240 25
Computer software engineers, applications 1,220 $82,720 11
Computer software engineers, systems software 960 $85,490 15
Computer support specialists 1,650 $40,850 26
Computer systems analysts 1,810 $71,190 18
Database administrators 270 $72,760 8
Network and computer systems administrators 840 $61,890 20
Network systems and data communications analysts 290 $65,520 18
Computer specialists, all other 740 $66,750 22
Operations research analysts 190 $83,690 3
Architecture and engineering occupations 8,320 $68,660 11
Architects, except landscape and naval 300 $70,080 15
Surveyors 130 $52,390 16
Civil engineers 620 $69,920 22
Electrical engineers 420 $78,640 13
Electronics engineers, except computer 1,030 $92,450 5
Environmental engineers 170 $65,950 34
Industrial engineers 670 $70,810 16
Mechanical engineers 1,190 $81,180 8
Engineers, all other 470 $92,750 3
Architectural and civil drafters 330 $44,850 13
Mechanical drafters 180 $43,080 27
Civil engineering technicians 370 $42,510 24
Industrial engineering technicians 210 $39,950 39
Mechanical engineering technicians 390 $42,490 31.5
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 200 $56,690 10
Life, physical, and social science occupations 3,600 $59,560 13
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 550 $62,850 20.5
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 370 $63,250 14
Market research analysts 200 $54,680 34
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 600 $71,230 5
Urban and regional planners 140 $63,890 8
Chemical technicians 310 $35,630 40
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health 210 $40,760 14
Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 110 $41,790 21
Community and social services occupations 9,990 $40,190 15
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 420 $37,750 17
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 830 $53,740 8
Mental health counselors 420 $39,140 18
Counselors, all other 250 $25,490 26
Child, family, and school social workers 1,540 $49,730 4
Medical and public health social workers 490 $45,940 14
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 1,240 $44,170 9
Social and human service assistants 3,130 $27,220 22
Community and social service specialists, all other 270 $39,170 11
Clergy 230 $44,620 11
Directors, religious activities and education 140 $36,190 13
Legal occupations 3,410 $75,850 21
Lawyers 1,990 $92,410 37
Paralegals and legal assistants 780 $44,650 20
Legal support workers, all other 280 $40,120 25
Education, training, and library occupations 33,630 $49,120 10
Business teachers, postsecondary 300 $83,170 5
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 150 $86,490 1
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 180 $93,410 6
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 150 $76,080 9
Chemistry teachers, postsecondary 100 $78,760 5
Economics teachers, postsecondary 100 $103,490 1
Political science teachers, postsecondary 110 $85,190 1
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 150 $72,410 5
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 110 $80,350 1
Health specialties teachers, postsecondary 320 $85,420 12
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 150 $69,560 2
Philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary 130 $74,770 2
Postsecondary teachers, all other 270 $72,600 6
Preschool teachers, except special education 1,080 $27,910 9
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 470 $55,580 2
Elementary school teachers, except special education 4,550 $55,260 8
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,360 $54,080 8
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 5,030 $56,210 7
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 620 $53,280 9
Special education teachers, middle school 340 $54,370 7
Special education teachers, secondary school 350 $57,980 7
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 260 $39,420 26
Teachers and instructors, all other 3,520 $40,170 18
Curators 100 $52,210 10
Librarians 690 $56,370 7
Library technicians 600 $30,740 13
Instructional coordinators 250 $56,170 17
Teacher assistants 5,180 $24,960 8
Education, training, and library workers, all other 1,270 $35,460 23
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 6,730 $44,450 13
Art directors 140 $59,250 24
Commercial and industrial designers 580 $55,310 13
Floral designers 210 $24,690 10
Graphic designers 830 $44,430 14
Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 420 $29,410 9
Producers and directors 170 $55,460 17
Music directors and composers 120 $38,670 15
Radio and television announcers 170 $51,610 2
Reporters and correspondents 190 $52,500 4
Public relations specialists 1,030 $50,550 20
Editors 340 $54,700 11
Writers and authors 120 $51,470 18
Interpreters and translators 130 $36,220 22
Photographers 220 $42,610 3
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 29,010 $66,510 13
Dentists, general 420 $136,980 31
Dietitians and nutritionists 170 $52,810 9
Optometrists 160 $101,910 15
Pharmacists 910 $87,890 38
Family and general practitioners 480 $170,600 2
Internists, general 500 $177,130 10
Obstetricians and gynecologists 240 $174,270 23
Pediatricians, general 380 $128,670 33
Psychiatrists 130 $163,830 7
Physician assistants 180 $74,230 25.5
Registered nurses 10,550 $60,710 15
Occupational therapists 530 $57,760 32
Physical therapists 870 $69,470 11
Respiratory therapists 300 $51,770 13
Speech-language pathologists 420 $62,550 13
Veterinarians 160 $79,940 19
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 480 $60,220 40
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 520 $57,700 5
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 380 $48,120 1
Dental hygienists 690 $62,760 18
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians 110 $51,790 5
Diagnostic medical sonographers 210 $63,800 9
Radiologic technologists and technicians 1,380 $55,000 9
Dietetic technicians 350 $25,340 17
Pharmacy technicians 1,250 $28,090 13
Psychiatric technicians 360 $35,590 5
Surgical technologists 240 $41,150 11
Veterinary technologists and technicians 470 $29,640 12
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,820 $45,550 6
Medical records and health information technicians 640 $33,360 8
Opticians, dispensing 120 $43,680 5
Health technologists and technicians, all other 230 $45,860 3
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 740 $44,050 20
Healthcare support occupations 17,520 $27,240 11
Home health aides 3,670 $25,440 2
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 8,470 $26,010 9
Occupational therapist assistants 130 $37,850 35
Physical therapist assistants 250 $39,340 25
Dental assistants 1,060 $33,500 12
Medical assistants 1,800 $28,870 14
Medical equipment preparers 160 $30,220 6
Medical transcriptionists 420 $31,780 16
Pharmacy aides 310 $22,500 14
Healthcare support workers, all other 950 $29,530 13.5
Protective service occupations 10,570 $39,250 10
First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives 470 $65,900 21
First-line supervisors/managers, protective service workers, all other 110 $50,670 3
Detectives and criminal investigators 330 $59,720 20
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,710 $47,540 15
Private detectives and investigators 100 $37,680 16
Security guards 3,260 $25,580 10
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 210 $19,310 11
Protective service workers, all other 600 $25,420 44
Food preparation and serving related occupations 44,660 $20,290 10
Chefs and head cooks 390 $42,060 9
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,490 $33,500 6
Cooks, fast food 2,120 $17,870 11.5
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,100 $29,540 2
Cooks, restaurant 2,660 $24,000 9
Cooks, short order 1,290 $21,100 10
Food preparation workers 3,530 $19,830 12
Bartenders 3,070 $18,740 19
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 6,980 $18,630 5
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 4,390 $18,190 10
Waiters and waitresses 10,900 $18,620 13
Food servers, nonrestaurant 710 $19,530 18
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,680 $17,700 11
Dishwashers 2,050 $17,540 9
Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,210 $18,970 9
Food preparation and serving related workers, all other 100 $20,560 7
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 15,700 $25,690 6
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 500 $38,570 5
First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 480 $47,070 6
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 7,380 $24,900 6
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 3,510 $21,850 7
Pest control workers 160 $29,010 27
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 3,450 $26,090 8
Personal care and service occupations 12,650 $23,640 17
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 520 $38,980 10
Nonfarm animal caretakers 360 $23,940 3
Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers 250 $20,500 4
Amusement and recreation attendants 390 $19,870 8
Funeral attendants 100 $24,490 9
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 1,380 $23,730 26
Skin care specialists 180 $34,880 5
Baggage porters and bellhops 180 $22,680 4
Personal and home care aides 1,690 $22,100 5
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 1,150 $32,420 14
Recreation workers 1,430 $20,810 38
Sales and related occupations 45,370 $33,360 19
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,680 $38,840 22
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 960 $73,880 19
Cashiers 12,010 $18,870 15
Counter and rental clerks 1,480 $23,750 11.5
Parts salespersons 690 $30,220 19
Retail salespersons 15,300 $24,170 18
Advertising sales agents 500 $36,840 45
Insurance sales agents 450 $66,890 7
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 780 $89,330 10
Travel agents 370 $31,540 17
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 4,920 $60,120 17
Demonstrators and product promoters 100 $30,540 3
Real estate sales agents 250 $47,330 31
Sales and related workers, all other 590 $32,490 38
Office and administrative support occupations 84,260 $31,720 13
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 5,000 $47,180 16
Switchboard operators, including answering service 540 $24,300 16
Telephone operators 120 $37,180 4
Bill and account collectors 1,230 $33,330 8
Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 2,220 $30,690 18
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 6,820 $34,130 9
Payroll and timekeeping clerks 770 $33,630 16
Procurement clerks 470 $33,340 22
Tellers 2,390 $24,740 8
Court, municipal, and license clerks 650 $39,040 5
Customer service representatives 6,520 $31,860 14
File clerks 680 $26,680 3
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 510 $21,690 10
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 470 $28,840 7
Library assistants, clerical 350 $23,740 16
Loan interviewers and clerks 1,420 $30,400 25
Order clerks 800 $27,740 23
Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 880 $33,070 25
Receptionists and information clerks 4,600 $25,270 9
All other information and record clerks 470 $32,370 19
Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers 310 $35,160 16.5
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 650 $32,660 34
Meter readers, utilities 130 $43,740 2
Postal service clerks 370 $44,400 7.5
Postal service mail carriers 1,380 $44,210 6
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 870 $42,840 2
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 950 $39,260 25.5
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,960 $29,240 10
Stock clerks and order fillers 5,410 $23,550 13
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping 150 $27,980 16
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,810 $41,180 12
Legal secretaries 880 $36,660 22
Medical secretaries 3,280 $31,090 13
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 6,740 $33,250 7
Computer operators 510 $34,730 22
Data entry keyers 910 $27,190 9
Word processors and typists 790 $32,610 9
Desktop publishers 100 $43,950 2
Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 470 $25,460 14
Office clerks, general 11,490 $25,110 20
Office machine operators, except computer 380 $25,030 29
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 210 $24,420 32
Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse 160 $22,750 6
Construction and extraction occupations 22,000 $42,530 14
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,800 $60,720 17
Brickmasons and blockmasons 310 $54,240 6
Stonemasons 200 $42,950 5
Carpenters 4,620 $40,180 16
Cement masons and concrete finishers 220 $51,080 3
Construction laborers 3,240 $37,750 9
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 210 $37,850 17
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 820 $54,230 8
Tapers 150 $41,800 12
Electricians 1,970 $49,290 17
Glaziers 270 $33,440 27
Painters, construction and maintenance 940 $32,130 24
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,910 $47,990 16
Plasterers and stucco masons 210 $40,480 14
Roofers 450 $33,410 19
Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters 150 $34,370 6
Helpers--carpenters 500 $28,200 6
Helpers--electricians 230 $25,970 21.5
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 100 $28,900 9
Helpers, construction trades, all other 260 $25,520 14
Construction and building inspectors 270 $43,620 29
Fence erectors 230 $29,950 10
Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners 180 $39,800 3
Construction and related workers, all other 130 $36,090 9
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 15,410 $39,340 21
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,260 $56,120 21
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 280 $36,660 32
Security and fire alarm systems installers 110 $43,340 5
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 130 $46,410 24
Automotive body and related repairers 700 $37,790 21
Automotive glass installers and repairers 110 $27,960 29
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 2,250 $35,830 19
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 620 $41,570 12
Motorboat mechanics 240 $37,920 8
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,170 $44,100 14
Industrial machinery mechanics 480 $41,030 32
Maintenance and repair workers, general 3,890 $34,430 18
Maintenance workers, machinery 350 $35,150 24
Medical equipment repairers 100 $40,670 25
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 780 $23,200 32
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 370 $31,940 36
Production occupations 37,910 $30,130 29
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 2,800 $52,010 14
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 600 $26,140 30
Fiberglass laminators and fabricators 290 $32,550 3
Team assemblers 4,340 $23,160 42.5
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 300 $28,040 16
Bakers 710 $27,410 4
Butchers and meat cutters 510 $32,100 14
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 330 $23,870 15
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 300 $32,380 17
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 460 $33,640 2
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,390 $22,960 47
Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 770 $27,100 28
Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 400 $32,480 18
Machinists 1,440 $39,050 14
Pourers and casters, metal 170 $23,580 25
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 390 $26,030 26
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 630 $29,180 26
Tool and die makers 530 $44,110 19.5
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,200 $35,040 17
Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders 220 $26,220 39
Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 170 $29,410 23
Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 460 $28,900 20
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 300 $28,330 25
Bindery workers 110 $24,590 35
Job printers 180 $37,880 7
Prepress technicians and workers 190 $34,720 18
Printing machine operators 580 $32,260 23
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 1,430 $20,640 11
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 210 $21,090 8
Sewing machine operators 310 $22,960 10
Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders 400 $28,380 2
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 160 $23,170 16
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 560 $22,380 17
Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 270 $19,760 20
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other 120 $27,410 9
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 360 $35,630 3
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 100 $22,550 34
Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing 150 $26,960 14
Stationary engineers and boiler operators 200 $48,210 11
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 360 $42,360 7
Grinding and polishing workers, hand 310 $26,030 19
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 260 $29,900 28
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 180 $30,840 13
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,650 $34,820 10
Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers 970 $26,850 34
Ophthalmic laboratory technicians 140 $24,280 34
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,630 $23,550 34
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 380 $25,400 38
Painters, transportation equipment 280 $33,590 31
Painting, coating, and decorating workers 110 $26,390 9
Photographic processing machine operators 240 $20,890 18
Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders 100 $30,030 8
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 130 $28,800 17
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 220 $26,780 41
Helpers--production workers 2,050 $20,980 38
Production workers, all other 500 $30,100 16
Transportation and material moving occupations 27,630 $28,290 35
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 560 $40,210 32
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 560 $51,490 17
Bus drivers, transit and intercity 260 $35,040 5
Bus drivers, school 2,010 $26,080 22
Driver/sales workers 1,130 $22,570 40
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 3,620 $37,160 20
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,870 $28,800 13
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 680 $23,060 11
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 110 $47,250 25
Parking lot attendants 570 $19,270 12
Service station attendants 450 $20,760 8
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 170 $42,550 10
Industrial truck and tractor operators 900 $29,720 18
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 760 $22,440 9
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 6,370 $24,900 11
Machine feeders and offbearers 450 $23,860 25
Packers and packagers, hand 3,760 $20,230 13
Material moving workers, all other 130 $30,940 19