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: Construction managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 13,390 $114,480 1
Washington 3,360 $104,540 2
New Jersey 5,360 $103,940 3
Hawaii 1,110 $103,590 4
Virginia 5,330 $96,820 5
Massachusetts 4,580 $96,500 6
California 20,310 $92,940 7
Michigan 4,540 $92,670 8
Ohio 5,220 $92,620 9
Maryland 5,410 $92,530 10
Connecticut 2,130 $91,210 11
Nevada 3,630 $89,820 12
Illinois 4,960 $89,500 13
Delaware 580 $88,530 14
Minnesota 2,610 $87,770 15
Vermont 380 $86,440 16
Wisconsin 2,610 $84,910 17
District of Columbia 420 $84,640 18
Arizona 4,000 $84,590 19
Rhode Island 540 $83,660 20
Alaska 890 $82,940 21
Florida 20,860 $82,760 22
Pennsylvania 5,040 $82,550 23
Indiana 3,970 $80,800 24
Oregon 3,690 $78,100 25
New Hampshire 900 $76,770 26
Colorado 5,780 $76,410 27
Maine 1,030 $74,900 28
North Carolina 8,480 $74,820 29
South Carolina 3,760 $74,790 30
Utah 1,850 $74,250 31
Georgia 6,970 $73,530 32
Virgin Islands 120 $72,770
New Mexico 1,270 $72,660 33
Kansas 2,150 $71,840 34
West Virginia 290 $71,800 35
Nebraska 1,480 $71,030 36
Iowa 1,380 $70,730 37
Missouri 2,790 $69,290 38
South Dakota 190 $68,400 39
Alabama 3,860 $68,390 40
Wyoming 250 $67,560 41
North Dakota 450 $66,390 42
Louisiana 2,870 $64,650 43
Texas 23,120 $63,790 44
Tennessee 4,100 $62,760 45
Kentucky 2,140 $62,240 46
Idaho 1,600 $59,730 47
Oklahoma 2,050 $59,400 48
Arkansas 1,280 $59,300 49
Montana 690 $58,390 50
Puerto Rico 720 $58,050
Mississippi 1,990 $54,380 51