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: Lodging managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Washington 330 $77,130 1
New Jersey 520 $73,510 2
District of Columbia 180 $69,660 3
New York 1,010 $62,050 4
Vermont 160 $61,840 5
Nevada 640 $60,530 6
Maryland 500 $58,170 7
Texas 2,060 $58,030 8
Missouri 220 $57,560 9
Hawaii 470 $55,950 10
Virginia 730 $55,940 11
Utah 340 $55,510 12
Florida 1,870 $55,380 13
Rhode Island 130 $53,270 14
Illinois 890 $53,230 15
Massachusetts 550 $51,940 16
Colorado 850 $51,870 17
Connecticut 350 $51,750 18
Maine 500 $50,950 19
California 4,240 $50,790 20
Georgia 570 $50,560 21
Michigan 490 $50,370 22
Pennsylvania 980 $50,310 23
Puerto Rico 120 $49,940
Ohio 810 $49,580 24
New Hampshire 180 $47,770 25
Wisconsin 460 $47,700 26
Kansas 170 $47,350 27
Arizona 1,170 $44,870 28
Kentucky 320 $43,980 29
Mississippi 410 $43,960 30
North Carolina 1,580 $43,900 31
South Carolina 610 $43,710 32
Oregon 650 $43,030 33
North Dakota 120 $42,260 34
Louisiana 380 $42,180 35
South Dakota 180 $41,960 36
Minnesota 570 $41,330 37
Alaska 230 $40,730 38
Wyoming 340 $40,050 39
Indiana 490 $39,570 40
New Mexico 330 $39,260 41
Nebraska 200 $38,690 42
Alabama 510 $38,210 43
Tennessee 710 $37,780 44
West Virginia 190 $36,260 45
Arkansas 460 $35,330 46
Iowa 470 $34,160 47
Montana 280 $32,970 48
Idaho 250 $32,400 49