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: Marketing managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 14,250 $137,040 1
New Jersey 6,730 $125,010 2
Delaware 800 $124,770 3
Washington 2,350 $123,690 4
California 30,320 $123,600 5
Virginia 2,240 $122,940 6
Massachusetts 6,630 $116,870 7
Minnesota 4,810 $114,350 8
Connecticut 3,250 $113,050 9
Texas 9,950 $107,240 10
Florida 5,630 $102,020 11
Missouri 2,390 $101,270 12
Pennsylvania 5,480 $101,020 13
Nebraska 670 $99,930 14
Ohio 3,710 $98,740 15
North Carolina 4,130 $98,300 16
District of Columbia 860 $98,210 17
Maryland 3,330 $98,060 18
Illinois 7,460 $97,330 19
Colorado 3,640 $96,900 20
Georgia 6,130 $96,770 21
Wisconsin 1,510 $96,730 22
Vermont 310 $94,340 23
Michigan 2,910 $92,770 24
South Dakota 100 $92,090 25
Kansas 970 $91,630 26
Nevada 1,340 $90,470 27
Oregon 2,990 $90,440 28
New Hampshire 1,020 $89,890 29
Indiana 2,150 $88,430 30
Alabama 1,160 $86,580 31
Hawaii 400 $85,220 32
Kentucky 1,660 $85,100 33
Rhode Island 990 $83,040 34
Utah 1,270 $82,720 35
South Carolina 1,450 $82,390 36
Idaho 950 $82,270 37
Oklahoma 1,040 $80,540 38
Arkansas 1,080 $80,310 39
Tennessee 3,130 $78,040 40
North Dakota 330 $77,640 41
Iowa 1,500 $77,470 42
Arizona 3,400 $77,270 43
Maine 640 $76,990 44
Puerto Rico 1,040 $76,760
West Virginia 300 $75,130 45
Mississippi 680 $73,390 46
Louisiana 830 $73,330 47
Alaska 330 $69,700 48
New Mexico 510 $66,040 49
Montana 160 $65,610 50