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: Gaming managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Nevada 590 $78,580 1
Washington 110 $75,230 2
New Jersey 150 $74,390 3
Louisiana 200 $73,600 4
California 380 $72,770 5
Mississippi 150 $72,030 6
Arizona 490 $67,540 7
Missouri 210 $55,410 8
Puerto Rico 130 $51,610