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: Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 2,660 $69,910 1
Massachusetts 5,500 $62,180 2
Connecticut 3,040 $59,220 3
New York 18,060 $57,740 4
California 27,810 $57,090 5
Maryland 5,510 $55,520 6
Washington 4,980 $54,220 7
Minnesota 3,730 $54,210 8
Delaware 700 $53,970 9
New Jersey 10,750 $53,950 10
Vermont 1,540 $52,580 11
Illinois 6,830 $52,000 12
New Mexico 1,180 $51,710 13.5
Ohio 6,190 $51,710 13.5
Virginia 6,650 $51,600 15
Colorado 3,540 $51,440 16
Rhode Island 650 $51,010 17
Michigan 4,910 $50,690 18
Texas 15,980 $50,530 19
Missouri 4,280 $48,960 20
Kansas 2,380 $48,280 21
Wisconsin 3,260 $48,000 22
Georgia 6,360 $47,560 23
Arizona 4,270 $47,490 24
Nebraska 2,180 $47,460 25
Alabama 1,860 $47,140 26
Pennsylvania 8,000 $46,900 27
Oregon 2,410 $46,560 28
South Carolina 2,350 $46,520 29
Iowa 1,810 $46,230 30
Wyoming 250 $45,780 31
New Hampshire 660 $45,510 32
Alaska 1,100 $45,270 33
North Carolina 3,620 $45,240 34
Indiana 2,720 $45,170 35
Tennessee 3,240 $45,100 36
Maine 1,220 $44,840 37
South Dakota 850 $43,680 38
Florida 15,290 $43,580 39
Nevada 2,450 $43,530 40
Hawaii 2,220 $43,370 41
Idaho 680 $42,590 42
Kentucky 2,540 $42,520 43
Montana 1,190 $42,360 44
Oklahoma 3,120 $42,310 45
Arkansas 1,250 $42,290 46
Louisiana 4,540 $41,310 47
Guam 260 $41,010
Virgin Islands 250 $40,980
West Virginia 1,240 $40,320 48
Utah 2,600 $39,630 49
Mississippi 1,300 $37,750 50
Puerto Rico 2,960 $37,520