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, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 1,680 $95,990 1
Massachusetts 4,570 $95,960 2
New York 7,270 $94,030 3
Ohio 2,630 $93,750 4
Nevada 490 $92,670 5
Maryland 3,560 $92,540 6
Rhode Island 680 $92,300 7
Texas 3,010 $90,520 8
Hawaii 210 $90,430 9
Arizona 2,530 $89,210 10
Vermont 320 $88,880 11
New Jersey 3,140 $88,120 12
Pennsylvania 5,050 $87,680 13
California 12,820 $87,540 14
Michigan 3,050 $87,140 15
Delaware 550 $86,810 16
Kansas 1,310 $86,800 17
Virginia 2,330 $85,150 18
District of Columbia 520 $82,610 19
Utah 1,270 $82,330 20
New Mexico 670 $82,240 21
Wyoming 240 $81,850 22
Colorado 1,600 $81,740 23
Washington 1,950 $81,160 24
South Dakota 190 $81,100 25
Oregon 1,120 $80,060 26
Georgia 3,280 $79,900 27
Missouri 1,540 $79,030 28
Mississippi 1,270 $78,760 29
Florida 1,790 $78,730 30
Minnesota 1,460 $78,720 31
Idaho 300 $76,590 32
Tennessee 1,760 $76,340 33
Kentucky 1,010 $75,780 34
Arkansas 1,160 $75,760 35
New Hampshire 620 $75,490 36
North Carolina 4,960 $73,250 37
Louisiana 2,030 $72,810 38
Alabama 2,510 $72,340 39
North Dakota 230 $71,850 40
Iowa 1,830 $71,650 41
Wisconsin 3,220 $70,930 42
Illinois 4,220 $70,300 43
South Carolina 1,380 $69,570 44
Indiana 1,580 $68,250 45
Nebraska 830 $67,840 46
West Virginia 780 $65,860 47
Maine 590 $61,930 48
Oklahoma 1,580 $59,990 49
Puerto Rico 890 $49,260