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: Public relations managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,140 $130,070 1
Virginia 870 $118,900 2
New York 5,610 $116,330 3
New Jersey 1,370 $115,480 4
Massachusetts 1,800 $107,400 5
California 5,110 $105,020 6
Delaware 150 $98,850 7
Minnesota 970 $97,800 8
Nevada 280 $97,210 9
Connecticut 880 $97,050 10
Washington 930 $96,590 11
Florida 1,570 $94,980 12
Rhode Island 240 $92,870 13
Illinois 1,860 $90,450 14
Colorado 940 $89,770 15
Kansas 270 $89,740 16
Texas 2,200 $88,880 17
Maryland 840 $87,990 18
Missouri 1,000 $87,420 19
Nebraska 250 $86,870 20
Michigan 1,000 $85,540 21
Ohio 930 $83,860 22
Pennsylvania 1,680 $81,600 23
Wisconsin 470 $79,940 24
New Hampshire 270 $79,420 25
Utah 200 $78,670 26
Georgia 1,000 $77,490 27
Maine 290 $74,500 28
Alabama 460 $74,300 29
Indiana 820 $73,500 30
North Carolina 1,140 $73,260 31
Arkansas 210 $71,230 32
New Mexico 250 $70,940 33
Hawaii 270 $69,540 34
Arizona 870 $68,740 35
Kentucky 660 $68,250 36
Tennessee 770 $66,880 37
Iowa 460 $66,250 38
Oregon 930 $63,930 39
Oklahoma 440 $63,030 40
Alaska 160 $62,690 41
North Dakota 130 $61,350 42
South Carolina 880 $60,910 43
Puerto Rico 200 $55,620
Idaho 250 $55,370 44
Louisiana 450 $51,020 45
Mississippi 240 $49,750 46
Montana 240 $48,810 47