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: Financial managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 49,140 $133,150 1
New Jersey 18,650 $121,180 2
District of Columbia 5,020 $109,930 3
California 64,840 $109,530 4
Minnesota 11,500 $109,100 5
Delaware 1,770 $108,400 6
Connecticut 10,870 $108,170 7
Virginia 8,760 $107,410 8
Massachusetts 18,620 $107,200 9
Washington 8,000 $104,480 10
Colorado 5,950 $104,290 11
Illinois 18,800 $103,350 12
Missouri 5,390 $100,580 13
Texas 27,320 $100,570 14
Wisconsin 5,810 $99,360 15
Rhode Island 2,080 $99,270 16
Maryland 9,850 $98,160 17
Pennsylvania 15,850 $98,000 18
Florida 17,830 $97,100 19
Ohio 13,320 $96,770 20
Oregon 3,990 $95,550 21
Georgia 16,240 $95,000 22
Michigan 11,500 $93,620 23
Nebraska 2,030 $91,910 24
South Dakota 710 $91,380 25
Indiana 6,420 $91,210 26
North Carolina 16,650 $90,030 27
Vermont 590 $89,670 28
Nevada 4,180 $89,050 29
Arizona 9,300 $86,720 30
Iowa 4,730 $85,280 31
New Hampshire 3,020 $83,540 32
South Carolina 5,390 $83,440 33
Alabama 5,120 $83,050 34
Utah 3,670 $82,280 35
Hawaii 2,230 $82,010 36
Kansas 3,680 $80,200 37
Kentucky 6,390 $79,560 38
North Dakota 1,200 $77,410 39
Alaska 1,430 $75,780 40
Arkansas 2,710 $75,250 41
Maine 2,460 $72,890 42
Louisiana 5,470 $72,650 43
New Mexico 2,850 $72,350 44
Oklahoma 5,090 $72,310 45
Wyoming 570 $72,250 46
Tennessee 12,890 $72,000 47
Mississippi 2,990 $67,900 48
Montana 920 $66,960 49
Idaho 2,820 $66,770 50
Virgin Islands 150 $66,550
West Virginia 1,660 $66,120 51
Puerto Rico 4,010 $60,140
Guam 220 $58,660