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: Training and development specialists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,640 $67,220 1
Massachusetts 5,630 $59,440 2
New Jersey 5,620 $57,880 3
California 17,450 $57,690 4
Washington 3,100 $56,730 5
Delaware 1,120 $56,600 6
Connecticut 3,010 $56,420 7
Virginia 8,500 $56,140 8
Minnesota 4,170 $55,800 9
New York 12,390 $55,520 10
Michigan 5,630 $55,290 11
Georgia 9,680 $53,590 12
Alaska 190 $52,440 13
Maryland 5,580 $51,290 14
Illinois 8,320 $50,970 15
New Hampshire 650 $50,650 16
Rhode Island 740 $50,530 17
Texas 13,170 $50,220 18
Colorado 4,140 $49,520 19
Pennsylvania 9,110 $49,330 20
Kansas 2,030 $48,990 21
Hawaii 570 $48,760 22
Ohio 7,690 $48,690 23
South Carolina 2,320 $48,470 24
Florida 11,100 $48,370 25
North Carolina 5,790 $48,340 26
Vermont 570 $48,300 27
Oregon 2,600 $47,860 28
Missouri 4,450 $46,780 29
Idaho 1,020 $46,730 30
Utah 2,130 $46,380 31
Wisconsin 3,510 $45,900 32
Arizona 5,420 $45,780 33
Tennessee 3,480 $45,000 34
Indiana 3,610 $44,970 35
Kentucky 2,130 $44,840 36
Nebraska 1,840 $44,820 37
Alabama 2,010 $44,240 38
West Virginia 800 $44,140 39
Maine 870 $43,640 40
Wyoming 210 $43,290 41
Nevada 1,380 $42,860 42
New Mexico 940 $42,760 43
Louisiana 1,660 $42,690 44
Montana 350 $41,260 45
Iowa 2,250 $40,750 46
North Dakota 310 $40,600 47
Mississippi 1,030 $40,170 48
Oklahoma 2,940 $40,150 49
Arkansas 1,740 $39,830 50
South Dakota 450 $36,490 51
Puerto Rico 760 $29,600