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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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 240 $76,130 1
Massachusetts 6,030 $73,280 2
New Jersey 5,600 $64,420 3
Rhode Island 600 $64,070 4
Alaska 360 $63,630 5
New York 9,970 $63,110 6
Michigan 8,400 $62,770 7
Hawaii 900 $62,740 8
California 25,360 $62,290 9
Nevada 2,400 $61,950 10
Illinois 8,980 $61,790 11
Washington 5,020 $61,690 12
Connecticut 2,410 $60,720 13
Delaware 1,000 $58,820 14
Virginia 7,990 $57,800 15
Colorado 5,220 $57,790 16
Maryland 5,050 $57,360 17
Minnesota 4,510 $56,630 18
Vermont 640 $56,380 19
Utah 2,700 $55,320 20
Texas 14,140 $55,130 21
Missouri 5,240 $54,760 22
Ohio 10,980 $54,720 23
Wyoming 220 $54,560 24
Oregon 3,170 $53,990 25
Georgia 5,660 $53,780 26
Wisconsin 5,040 $53,370 27
Arkansas 1,100 $53,210 28
Pennsylvania 11,150 $52,770 29
New Hampshire 960 $52,600 30
Arizona 4,850 $52,580 31
Indiana 5,150 $52,400 32
North Carolina 4,810 $51,970 33
Florida 15,120 $51,130 34
Mississippi 1,020 $51,080 35
Oklahoma 1,600 $50,870 36
Tennessee 3,250 $50,270 37
Louisiana 2,100 $50,130 38
South Carolina 2,150 $49,980 39
Montana 580 $49,800 40
Iowa 2,090 $49,770 41
Kansas 2,590 $49,380 42
Maine 800 $49,080 43
Alabama 2,340 $48,790 44
Kentucky 2,090 $48,550 45
New Mexico 960 $48,180 46
Nebraska 1,660 $47,090 47
West Virginia 620 $46,680 48
North Dakota 550 $45,470 49
Idaho 980 $42,160 50
South Dakota 540 $42,020 51
Puerto Rico 390 $38,600