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).

You can use the drop-down menus to filter by state or by occupation.

Occupation Selected: Computer and information systems managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 12,380 $125,460 1
New York 18,580 $125,320 2
Virginia 9,540 $123,520 3
California 35,550 $120,600 4
Massachusetts 10,130 $116,370 5
Delaware 1,030 $115,950 6
Maryland 6,550 $113,120 7
District of Columbia 3,060 $111,760 8
Washington 4,720 $111,500 9
Connecticut 5,130 $109,100 10
Colorado 4,460 $108,760 11
Pennsylvania 9,460 $108,520 12
Minnesota 8,650 $107,220 13
Texas 14,900 $106,410 14
North Carolina 7,950 $103,750 15
Ohio 8,460 $102,380 16
Rhode Island 880 $102,040 17
Florida 7,380 $101,390 18
Vermont 310 $101,280 19
Georgia 10,280 $100,100 20
Illinois 12,130 $100,000 21
New Hampshire 1,650 $99,760 22
Oregon 2,990 $99,720 23
Michigan 6,880 $98,210 24
Missouri 4,970 $96,390 25
Wisconsin 4,080 $93,980 26
South Dakota 180 $93,640 27
Alabama 2,240 $92,310 28
Arizona 3,960 $91,740 29
Nebraska 1,440 $91,620 30
Nevada 1,160 $90,650 31
Hawaii 860 $89,870 32
Kansas 1,820 $89,520 33
Utah 1,750 $88,920 34
Iowa 2,180 $85,600 35
Indiana 4,010 $84,910 36
South Carolina 2,280 $83,590 37
Maine 960 $83,090 38
Oklahoma 2,010 $82,170 39
Kentucky 2,260 $81,990 40
New Mexico 830 $81,230 41
Alaska 480 $79,470 42
North Dakota 470 $79,150 43
Arkansas 950 $78,800 44
Tennessee 4,830 $78,670 45
Idaho 1,060 $78,320 46
Louisiana 1,480 $77,740 47
Puerto Rico 1,130 $77,100
West Virginia 530 $75,910 48
Mississippi 860 $73,490 49
Montana 300 $69,540 50
Wyoming 220 $61,840 51