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: Emergency management specialists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 600 $68,750 1
Connecticut 160 $68,030 2
Colorado 260 $67,950 3
Ohio 330 $61,470 4
Minnesota 160 $60,680 5
Virginia 760 $60,500 6
Washington 420 $57,350 7
District of Columbia 130 $57,320 8
Florida 460 $57,060 9
Maryland 280 $56,930 10
Arizona 120 $56,310 11
New York 400 $55,370 12
Massachusetts 170 $53,790 13
Michigan 340 $53,580 14
Oregon 110 $53,380 15
Idaho 100 $50,860 16
New Jersey 760 $50,760 17
Wisconsin 250 $50,560 18
South Carolina 280 $49,590 19
Louisiana 190 $47,810 20
Utah 100 $47,220 21
Texas 400 $46,610 22
North Carolina 390 $45,860 23
Missouri 150 $44,360 24
Tennessee 230 $44,200 25
Nebraska 160 $43,230 26
New Mexico 100 $43,130 27
Pennsylvania 350 $42,530 28
Georgia 290 $42,070 29
Alabama 380 $40,700 30
Kansas 160 $39,840 31
Iowa 130 $39,400 32
Kentucky 180 $38,770 33
Illinois 580 $37,630 34
Indiana 230 $36,170 35
Oklahoma 160 $35,230 36
Mississippi 140 $34,220 37.5
West Virginia 190 $34,220 37.5
Puerto Rico 180 $25,250