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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Occupation Selected: Advertising and promotions managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 5,080 $119,100 1
New Jersey 820 $110,750 2
Washington 450 $105,710 3
Minnesota 300 $102,060 4
Massachusetts 1,120 $96,740 5
Michigan 880 $92,280 6
Connecticut 610 $89,670 7
Florida 1,440 $88,730 8
California 5,360 $88,290 9
Missouri 370 $87,460 10
Illinois 2,310 $87,040 11
Delaware 110 $85,380 12
Maryland 860 $85,010 13
Texas 2,000 $84,970 14
Pennsylvania 1,680 $82,650 15
Virginia 410 $82,120 16
Nebraska 120 $82,010 17
North Carolina 720 $77,940 18
Ohio 1,010 $77,720 19
Georgia 1,490 $77,520 20
Rhode Island 190 $76,960 21
Wisconsin 440 $76,710 22
District of Columbia 500 $75,050 23
Oregon 700 $73,320 24
Hawaii 210 $71,700 25
Colorado 970 $71,500 26
Kansas 190 $70,690 27
Nevada 570 $69,970 28
Indiana 500 $69,580 29
Arizona 760 $68,390 30
New Hampshire 170 $66,780 31
Utah 280 $65,550 32
Arkansas 160 $64,570 33
Oklahoma 330 $63,900 34
Alabama 250 $62,750 35
Alaska 110 $61,970 36
Iowa 330 $61,090 37
Mississippi 300 $61,000 38
South Carolina 550 $60,550 39
Puerto Rico 380 $59,530
Kentucky 410 $59,510 40
Louisiana 480 $58,480 41
Tennessee 1,240 $56,310 42
North Dakota 120 $54,260 43
Maine 280 $54,140 44
New Mexico 250 $52,460 45
Idaho 320 $48,710 46
West Virginia 230 $47,950 47