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, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 600 $92,520 1
New York 1,820 $90,900 2
Virginia 1,260 $89,960 3
Maryland 800 $87,150 4
Rhode Island 140 $78,150 5
Illinois 840 $77,930 6
Massachusetts 1,480 $77,670 7.5
Ohio 420 $77,670 7.5
California 2,950 $75,800 9
Michigan 850 $75,050 10
Nevada 250 $75,010 11
Georgia 1,230 $74,650 12
Florida 870 $74,530 13
Kansas 160 $73,010 14
New Jersey 1,170 $69,180 15
Pennsylvania 700 $68,660 16
Hawaii 100 $67,850 17
Missouri 350 $67,610 18
Arkansas 120 $67,470 19
Colorado 620 $67,370 20
Oklahoma 280 $65,680 21
Minnesota 540 $64,440 22
Alabama 660 $64,240 23
Iowa 520 $63,540 24
Wisconsin 460 $63,120 25
South Dakota 110 $62,380 26
Arizona 390 $62,070 27
Alaska 110 $61,400 28
South Carolina 520 $59,240 29
Washington 310 $59,220 30
Indiana 370 $58,010 31
New Mexico 410 $58,000 32
Oregon 170 $57,520 33
North Dakota 120 $56,390 34
North Carolina 790 $55,630 35
Kentucky 650 $55,290 36
Texas 1,360 $54,270 37
Tennessee 670 $53,380 38
Puerto Rico 840 $46,210
Maine 150 $42,240 39