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).

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Occupation Selected: Business and financial operations occupations

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 69,820 $74,650 1
New York 385,840 $69,770 2
Connecticut 84,160 $68,540 3
Massachusetts 169,230 $68,460 4
New Jersey 200,310 $67,220 5
Virginia 202,700 $65,640 6
California 740,470 $65,120 7
Michigan 197,100 $63,450 8
Maryland 137,050 $63,220 9
Illinois 305,860 $62,970 10
Colorado 114,640 $62,870 11
Delaware 22,750 $61,640 12
Washington 125,980 $61,480 13
Rhode Island 20,950 $60,160 14
Alaska 9,660 $59,680 15
Georgia 167,100 $59,630 16
Nevada 38,760 $57,830 17
Texas 393,790 $57,390 18
Pennsylvania 251,170 $57,300 19
Minnesota 150,620 $56,510 20
Alabama 61,520 $56,270 21
Hawaii 23,180 $56,210 22
Vermont 10,870 $55,890 23
Florida 360,270 $55,550 24
North Carolina 138,000 $55,530 25
Ohio 228,210 $55,330 26.5
New Hampshire 27,490 $55,330 26.5
Arizona 111,310 $54,680 28
Missouri 108,800 $53,860 29
Tennessee 81,520 $53,780 30
Utah 48,810 $53,530 31
Oregon 69,450 $53,450 33
Wisconsin 114,390 $53,450 33
New Mexico 23,750 $53,450 33
Kansas 54,490 $53,440 35
Nebraska 38,110 $52,450 36
Indiana 90,470 $52,110 37
Maine 21,000 $51,970 38
South Carolina 55,470 $50,410 39
Idaho 20,750 $50,070 40
Iowa 58,980 $49,590 41
Wyoming 6,740 $49,540 42
Kentucky 52,270 $49,230 43
Oklahoma 56,130 $49,120 44
North Dakota 11,070 $48,210 45
Louisiana 56,890 $48,200 46
South Dakota 14,020 $48,190 47
Mississippi 24,900 $47,290 48
Arkansas 34,560 $47,040 49
West Virginia 20,470 $46,660 50
Montana 14,290 $46,610 51
Virgin Islands 1,520 $44,590
Guam 1,980 $41,160
Puerto Rico 38,060 $34,590