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: Education administrators, elementary and secondary school

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 2,730 $99,830 1
New Jersey 8,460 $97,800 2
New York 15,230 $95,540 3
Delaware 570 $95,300 4
California 19,800 $93,860 5
Illinois 12,100 $89,720 6
Michigan 7,450 $86,850 7
Massachusetts 5,490 $85,190 8
Alaska 650 $84,570 9
Minnesota 3,650 $83,670 10
Washington 4,240 $83,340 11
Ohio 10,610 $83,260 12
Pennsylvania 8,550 $82,550 13
Rhode Island 770 $82,060 14
Maryland 4,650 $80,140 15
Wisconsin 3,910 $78,940 16
Oregon 2,210 $77,360 17
Virginia 5,860 $77,270 18
Georgia 6,930 $76,750 19
Colorado 3,520 $75,940 20
Hawaii 1,220 $75,290 21
Nevada 1,420 $73,830 22
Indiana 4,090 $73,180 23
Utah 1,550 $72,910 24
Nebraska 1,320 $72,900 25
Idaho 970 $72,280 26
Missouri 4,140 $71,380 27
Iowa 2,050 $71,110 28
New Hampshire 980 $70,120 29
Vermont 840 $68,980 30
Arizona 3,410 $67,910 31
South Carolina 3,180 $67,860 32
New Mexico 1,990 $67,560 33
Virgin Islands 130 $67,100
Tennessee 3,540 $66,630 34
Wyoming 470 $65,970 35
Texas 17,490 $65,930 36
Kentucky 3,020 $65,920 37
Kansas 2,240 $65,850 38
North Dakota 510 $65,400 39
Mississippi 2,040 $64,920 40
Alabama 2,800 $64,880 41
Arkansas 2,190 $64,780 42
North Carolina 7,720 $64,210 43
Maine 1,490 $63,060 44
Montana 620 $60,870 45
Louisiana 3,230 $58,400 46
South Dakota 630 $57,940 47
Oklahoma 2,850 $56,860 48
West Virginia 1,820 $56,220 49
Guam 100 $53,180