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 Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 609,400 $61,500 1
Massachusetts 3,170,490 $47,340 2
Connecticut 1,658,980 $45,970 3
New York 8,387,750 $45,820 4
New Jersey 3,957,500 $45,450 5
California 15,065,750 $44,180 6
Maryland 2,531,180 $44,030 7
Alaska 303,890 $43,920 8
Washington 2,736,910 $42,910 9
Delaware 424,270 $41,680 10
Minnesota 2,682,940 $41,510 11
Colorado 2,207,120 $41,450 12.5
Virginia 3,608,430 $41,450 12.5
Michigan 4,294,260 $41,230 14
Illinois 5,826,660 $40,910 15
Rhode Island 482,550 $40,580 16
New Hampshire 627,570 $39,250 17
Hawaii 599,130 $38,630 18
Oregon 1,648,680 $38,570 19
Pennsylvania 5,631,520 $37,580 20
Ohio 5,354,170 $37,360 21
Georgia 4,001,580 $37,150 22
Wisconsin 2,744,210 $36,730 23
Texas 9,760,960 $36,410 24
Vermont 299,610 $36,350 25
Arizona 2,574,150 $36,260 26
Nevada 1,257,860 $36,000 27
Florida 7,869,210 $35,820 28
Missouri 2,700,450 $35,670 29
Utah 1,151,020 $35,540 30
North Carolina 3,892,670 $35,520 31
Indiana 2,913,200 $35,190 32
Maine 596,910 $35,160 33
Kansas 1,321,180 $34,960 34
Idaho 624,320 $34,810 35
Nebraska 901,120 $34,300 36
Wyoming 262,260 $34,290 37
Tennessee 2,718,410 $34,240 38
New Mexico 789,360 $33,980 39
Kentucky 1,779,830 $33,490 40
Alabama 1,912,220 $33,440 41
South Carolina 1,840,190 $33,400 42
Iowa 1,470,240 $33,250 43
Louisiana 1,776,990 $32,900 44
Oklahoma 1,503,430 $32,570 45
North Dakota 335,740 $32,440 46
West Virginia 710,560 $31,440 47
Montana 427,130 $31,290 48
Virgin Islands 44,270 $30,940
Arkansas 1,166,840 $30,870 49
Mississippi 1,113,000 $30,460 50.5
South Dakota 381,230 $30,460 50.5
Guam 54,670 $28,120
Puerto Rico 1,031,650 $23,190