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: Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 3,630 $82,230 1
Maryland 4,930 $64,350 2
Connecticut 1,810 $63,450 3
Virginia 10,150 $63,430 4
California 28,190 $62,400 5
Hawaii 710 $61,760 6
New Jersey 4,350 $61,530 7
Alaska 440 $61,230 8
Massachusetts 3,650 $61,000 9
Washington 8,030 $59,340 10
Georgia 3,840 $59,050 11
Colorado 2,810 $58,880 12
Mississippi 430 $57,900 13
Vermont 240 $57,870 14
Michigan 8,510 $56,960 15
Kansas 1,310 $55,950 16
North Carolina 3,220 $55,480 17
Missouri 2,750 $55,240 18
Oregon 3,920 $55,160 19
Delaware 410 $55,120 20
Minnesota 7,020 $53,810 21.5
Texas 12,380 $53,810 21.5
New Mexico 790 $53,800 23
Nevada 720 $53,460 24
South Carolina 1,010 $52,910 25
Nebraska 580 $52,440 26
Utah 1,010 $52,100 27
Illinois 10,330 $52,040 28
Idaho 430 $52,000 29
Tennessee 2,190 $51,680 30
Florida 12,630 $51,610 31
New Hampshire 710 $51,280 32
Oklahoma 810 $50,690 33
New York 13,980 $50,330 34
Montana 280 $49,080 35
North Dakota 250 $48,760 36
Ohio 10,710 $48,620 37
Wyoming 180 $48,380 38
Arizona 2,560 $47,200 39
Alabama 2,770 $46,960 40.5
Maine 370 $46,960 40.5
West Virginia 1,460 $46,470 42
Kentucky 2,320 $46,300 43
Louisiana 1,210 $46,230 44
Arkansas 490 $45,810 45.5
Rhode Island 1,050 $45,810 45.5
Pennsylvania 11,220 $44,340 47
Indiana 2,720 $41,370 48
Iowa 2,400 $40,400 49
Wisconsin 6,300 $38,300 50
Puerto Rico 2,200 $32,760