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: Vermont

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Occupation Jobs Average
Salary
Nat.
Rank
All Occupations 299,610 $36,350 25
Management occupations 8,610 $85,860 25
Chief executives 250 $128,410 37
General and operations managers 1,790 $100,690 15
Marketing managers 310 $94,340 23
Sales managers 350 $100,410 18
Administrative services managers 200 $62,780 31
Computer and information systems managers 310 $101,280 19
Financial managers 590 $89,670 28
Industrial production managers 350 $92,950 4
Transportation, storage, and distribution managers 130 $81,090 14
Construction managers 380 $86,440 16
Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 150 $37,350 38
Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 840 $68,980 30
Education administrators, postsecondary 320 $88,880 11
Engineering managers 370 $126,440 1
Food service managers 210 $50,500 13
Lodging managers 160 $61,840 5
Medical and health services managers 430 $86,660 10
Postmasters and mail superintendents 260 $51,050 38
Property, real estate, and community association managers 150 $46,060 35
Social and community service managers 310 $55,060 20
Managers, all other 180 $72,920 33
Business and financial operations occupations 10,870 $55,890 23
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 430 $38,640 48
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 480 $48,090 38.5
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,540 $52,580 11
Cost estimators 640 $56,380 19
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 230 $43,980 29
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 260 $47,250 33
Training and development specialists 570 $48,300 27
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 240 $57,870 14
Management analysts 450 $79,900 15
Business operations specialists, all other 620 $59,120 22
Accountants and auditors 2,480 $57,930 19
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 270 $55,180 10
Financial analysts 190 $82,880 8
Personal financial advisors 280 $80,150 16
Insurance underwriters 140 $57,080 17
Loan counselors 110 $40,540 21
Loan officers 680 $57,070 26
Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents 110 $50,750 19
Tax preparers 150 $38,380 6
Computer and mathematical occupations 6,100 $59,380 33
Computer programmers 930 $61,320 30
Computer software engineers, applications 900 $68,570 38
Computer software engineers, systems software 620 $81,880 18
Computer support specialists 1,480 $39,410 33
Computer systems analysts 560 $66,670 26
Database administrators 370 $56,420 43
Network and computer systems administrators 690 $58,490 32
Network systems and data communications analysts 240 $63,890 23
Computer specialists, all other 130 $64,600 27
Architecture and engineering occupations 5,920 $66,310 15
Architects, except landscape and naval 210 $65,670 28
Landscape architects 100 $39,350 35
Surveyors 160 $46,200 32
Civil engineers 360 $66,540 34
Electrical engineers 270 $79,530 12
Electronics engineers, except computer 250 $80,670 16
Environmental engineers 130 $63,730 39
Industrial engineers 360 $72,960 13
Mechanical engineers 340 $64,680 45
Engineers, all other 100 $79,200 16
Architectural and civil drafters 290 $41,530 29
Mechanical drafters 140 $45,000 18
Civil engineering technicians 250 $44,790 14
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 150 $47,380 33
Industrial engineering technicians 110 $42,360 34
Mechanical engineering technicians 150 $42,820 30
Surveying and mapping technicians 170 $35,380 19
Life, physical, and social science occupations 3,490 $55,010 24
Zoologists and wildlife biologists 130 $51,890 22
Foresters 100 $52,440 16
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 140 $85,660 4
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 280 $51,250 35
Market research analysts 500 $52,970 38
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 430 $60,760 27
Urban and regional planners 320 $57,390 20
Social scientists and related workers, all other 120 $62,750 20
Biological technicians 110 $34,510 20
Chemical technicians 100 $35,550 41
Community and social services occupations 6,790 $37,360 24
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 230 $41,840 4
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 700 $46,130 28
Mental health counselors 320 $48,490 1
Rehabilitation counselors 190 $45,940 1
Child, family, and school social workers 1,250 $38,310 24
Medical and public health social workers 410 $41,330 30
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 460 $41,690 13
Health educators 310 $44,190 20
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 210 $47,780 14
Social and human service assistants 2,480 $28,580 14
Legal occupations 1,770 $67,660 37
Lawyers 940 $85,590 43
Paralegals and legal assistants 490 $44,140 21
Legal support workers, all other 110 $38,630 29
Education, training, and library occupations 27,060 $38,740 32
Business teachers, postsecondary 160 $58,820 36
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 140 $57,690 30.5
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 180 $59,430 19
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 130 $64,930 26
Economics teachers, postsecondary 100 $64,620 29
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 130 $60,160 23
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 120 $55,600 24
Education teachers, postsecondary 230 $53,280 26
Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary 280 $56,130 10
Communications teachers, postsecondary 100 $60,750 5
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 360 $61,370 6
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 130 $64,940 5
History teachers, postsecondary 110 $61,150 10
Preschool teachers, except special education 640 $27,140 13
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 390 $42,860 21
Elementary school teachers, except special education 3,780 $44,840 25
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,660 $45,520 24
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 3,090 $46,740 24
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 280 $48,930 19
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 660 $46,100 20
Special education teachers, middle school 350 $45,790 22
Special education teachers, secondary school 480 $47,820 20
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 160 $39,350 27
Self-enrichment education teachers 440 $41,510 7
Teachers and instructors, all other 3,500 $23,170 47
Librarians 640 $38,510 47
Library technicians 430 $25,380 27
Instructional coordinators 400 $50,140 31
Teacher assistants 5,870 $22,510 23
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 5,030 $39,420 30
Commercial and industrial designers 120 $46,780 30
Floral designers 130 $24,990 9
Graphic designers 700 $39,350 24
Interior designers 110 $48,060 14
Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 140 $25,120 21
Producers and directors 150 $45,720 29
Coaches and scouts 960 $30,330 29.5
Radio and television announcers 180 $25,940 42
Reporters and correspondents 160 $31,180 41
Public relations specialists 980 $48,710 27
Editors 310 $43,150 34
Technical writers 120 $50,970 29
Writers and authors 190 $46,020 31
Photographers 120 $33,440 13
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 16,510 $58,470 30
Dentists, general 180 $132,910 41
Dietitians and nutritionists 120 $47,200 20
Pharmacists 470 $96,700 9
Family and general practitioners 330 $128,030 48
Psychiatrists 140 $125,730 33
Physicians and surgeons, all other 420 $136,380 30
Physician assistants 210 $78,560 10
Registered nurses 5,870 $52,990 36
Occupational therapists 210 $57,940 31
Physical therapists 620 $56,980 49
Respiratory therapists 150 $47,420 21
Speech-language pathologists 320 $55,140 31
Veterinarians 220 $72,190 31
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 330 $47,910 29.5
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 280 $29,240 45.5
Dental hygienists 590 $56,450 37
Radiologic technologists and technicians 310 $46,650 26
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 470 $27,620 29
Dietetic technicians 130 $25,820 13
Pharmacy technicians 460 $25,630 27
Psychiatric technicians 220 $33,320 9
Veterinary technologists and technicians 360 $27,020 26
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,560 $36,160 27
Medical records and health information technicians 500 $31,500 17
Opticians, dispensing 130 $35,690 10
Occupational health and safety specialists 120 $48,530 48
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 210 $42,020 23
Healthcare support occupations 9,470 $23,570 28
Home health aides 3,890 $20,720 21
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 3,090 $22,820 22
Physical therapist assistants 120 $38,270 28
Massage therapists 130 $46,520 7
Dental assistants 470 $33,280 13
Medical assistants 420 $27,370 21
Medical transcriptionists 370 $28,630 31
Pharmacy aides 120 $21,600 19
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 190 $19,520 32
Healthcare support workers, all other 340 $25,690 29
Protective service occupations 4,460 $33,370 31
First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives 130 $62,630 24
Fire fighters 260 $28,750 45
Detectives and criminal investigators 170 $60,900 19
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,420 $34,640 40
Security guards 1,020 $26,090 8
Crossing guards 210 $22,090 16
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 170 $19,600 9
Protective service workers, all other 140 $32,580 8
Food preparation and serving related occupations 24,470 $20,990 9
Chefs and head cooks 330 $36,200 21
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,440 $33,800 4
Cooks, fast food 1,200 $18,830 5
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,280 $23,500 17
Cooks, restaurant 1,950 $23,730 10
Cooks, short order 800 $20,760 12
Food preparation workers 2,030 $19,550 14
Bartenders 1,530 $20,060 11
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 3,790 $18,420 7
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,470 $18,560 8
Waiters and waitresses 5,330 $20,440 7
Food servers, nonrestaurant 460 $21,390 8
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 590 $18,460 8
Dishwashers 1,680 $17,390 10.5
Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 570 $18,780 11
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 10,200 $23,700 16
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 420 $35,960 11
First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 190 $39,500 25
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 4,600 $22,370 19
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,550 $21,090 9
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 2,220 $24,770 12
Personal care and service occupations 7,290 $23,860 15
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 320 $36,720 16
Nonfarm animal caretakers 290 $20,920 14
Amusement and recreation attendants 740 $19,680 9
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 660 $29,040 2
Baggage porters and bellhops 100 $20,720 14
Child care workers 1,470 $19,860 12
Personal and home care aides 1,250 $21,760 7
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 610 $26,840 31
Recreation workers 1,080 $24,840 7
Residential advisors 320 $26,710 12
Sales and related occupations 30,760 $31,130 30
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 2,320 $43,250 4
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 490 $64,180 36
Cashiers 9,380 $18,990 13
Counter and rental clerks 1,500 $24,760 7
Parts salespersons 800 $28,390 30
Retail salespersons 10,050 $24,860 11
Advertising sales agents 510 $36,870 44
Insurance sales agents 590 $56,660 19.5
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 380 $74,690 28
Travel agents 130 $35,580 4
Sales representatives, services, all other 470 $52,100 24
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 770 $62,550 35
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,360 $52,320 30
Real estate sales agents 210 $71,350 4
Telemarketers 250 $28,790 7
Office and administrative support occupations 49,870 $29,550 21
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 2,140 $46,770 17
Switchboard operators, including answering service 330 $23,240 24
Bill and account collectors 350 $30,550 19
Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,270 $28,560 27
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 5,860 $30,610 22
Payroll and timekeeping clerks 500 $29,750 37
Procurement clerks 330 $34,260 16
Tellers 1,410 $23,880 11
Court, municipal, and license clerks 490 $30,170 22
Customer service representatives 3,640 $28,780 29
Eligibility interviewers, government programs 120 $37,180 24
File clerks 420 $22,980 24.5
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 850 $22,630 6
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 680 $24,670 35.5
Loan interviewers and clerks 300 $31,250 21
New accounts clerks 180 $29,100 20
Order clerks 1,260 $27,320 25.5
Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 260 $32,720 28
Receptionists and information clerks 2,450 $24,020 20
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 210 $28,420 25
All other information and record clerks 340 $33,090 17
Cargo and freight agents 210 $28,200 39
Couriers and messengers 370 $27,360 4
Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers 210 $33,620 19
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 500 $34,740 15
Postal service clerks 330 $43,440 41
Postal service mail carriers 890 $42,030 51
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 590 $36,310 45
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 460 $36,660 38
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,530 $27,730 21
Stock clerks and order fillers 3,200 $21,980 26
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping 180 $25,970 33
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 4,370 $37,540 23.5
Legal secretaries 550 $33,890 32
Medical secretaries 670 $27,680 26
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 5,310 $26,890 26
Computer operators 350 $32,300 32
Data entry keyers 730 $26,300 14
Desktop publishers 140 $35,170 18
Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 520 $30,630 28
Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 430 $24,730 21
Office clerks, general 3,540 $24,090 25
Office machine operators, except computer 140 $26,970 7
Office and administrative support workers, all other 120 $27,790 31
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 890 $26,330 19
Graders and sorters, agricultural products 300 $20,260 16
Logging equipment operators 100 $26,310 25
Construction and extraction occupations 16,470 $35,300 31
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,250 $56,370 26
Carpenters 3,330 $35,580 28
Cement masons and concrete finishers 390 $37,570 19
Construction laborers 1,370 $26,610 30
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 150 $30,170 34
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,540 $33,440 35
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 210 $33,940 24
Electricians 1,350 $38,760 41
Glaziers 150 $32,780 30
Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 110 $27,630 31
Painters, construction and maintenance 780 $31,030 29
Pipelayers 130 $37,730 18
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,070 $40,390 35
Roofers 410 $29,060 38
Sheet metal workers 490 $34,480 37
Structural iron and steel workers 110 $31,100 40
Helpers--carpenters 600 $25,910 12
Helpers--electricians 140 $24,990 24
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 180 $26,610 21
Construction and building inspectors 110 $42,750 31
Highway maintenance workers 930 $30,950 22
Earth drillers, except oil and gas 130 $32,570 31
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 12,430 $37,070 32
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 940 $55,430 23
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 250 $39,260 16
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 130 $40,820 43
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 150 $56,730 22
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 210 $43,550 36
Automotive body and related repairers 360 $30,820 47
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,850 $32,320 41
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 640 $35,170 34
Farm equipment mechanics 110 $32,140 10
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 190 $37,630 38
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 180 $27,150 24
Tire repairers and changers 230 $27,320 2
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 300 $38,540 33
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 710 $39,130 23
Home appliance repairers 140 $31,200 33
Industrial machinery mechanics 430 $37,210 48
Maintenance and repair workers, general 3,100 $32,410 32.5
Maintenance workers, machinery 140 $30,740 44
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 280 $50,660 23
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 440 $52,830 7
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 220 $23,270 31
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 160 $28,640 49
Production occupations 24,150 $30,350 26
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,650 $50,770 21
Electromechanical equipment assemblers 180 $31,280 7
Team assemblers 2,650 $27,060 15
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 180 $21,880 38.5
Bakers 840 $24,710 16
Butchers and meat cutters 170 $33,180 10
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 210 $21,860 26
Food batchmakers 110 $24,770 20
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 430 $30,430 35
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 300 $30,490 14
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 320 $25,700 36
Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 170 $28,040 26
Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 270 $28,260 25
Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 270 $27,800 36
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 210 $26,050 36
Machinists 920 $36,460 26
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 280 $24,720 33
Tool and die makers 180 $44,180 18
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 390 $30,960 37
Bindery workers 120 $27,440 18
Job printers 170 $35,390 17
Prepress technicians and workers 110 $35,480 16
Printing machine operators 400 $30,840 27
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 520 $19,880 19
Sewing machine operators 350 $21,960 19
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 390 $30,150 17
Furniture finishers 130 $27,110 17
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 270 $27,350 12
Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing 680 $25,720 19
Power plant operators 100 $37,630 41
Stationary engineers and boiler operators 130 $34,440 44
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 330 $31,820 38
Separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating, and still machine setters, operators, and tenders 130 $27,950 37
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 290 $33,240 10
Grinding and polishing workers, hand 130 $31,140 2
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 200 $28,630 36
Cutters and trimmers, hand 140 $31,660 1
Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 630 $26,680 34
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 210 $26,690 35
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,020 $29,660 39
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,060 $24,780 29
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 530 $25,770 36
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 240 $26,110 23
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 230 $28,960 33
Helpers--production workers 770 $24,730 3
Transportation and material moving occupations 16,990 $28,670 31
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 250 $43,550 15
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 600 $52,880 12
Bus drivers, transit and intercity 320 $27,910 22
Bus drivers, school 1,200 $27,290 15
Driver/sales workers 1,030 $25,810 15
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 3,840 $33,050 42
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,020 $27,870 21
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 440 $20,690 22.5
Parking lot attendants 120 $19,230 13
Service station attendants 250 $17,740 39
Crane and tower operators 100 $34,060 39
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 330 $32,250 32
Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,050 $27,650 33
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 450 $23,640 4
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 2,500 $23,470 23
Machine feeders and offbearers 430 $22,170 37
Packers and packagers, hand 1,180 $21,190 6
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 300 $25,310 31