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: Meeting and convention planners

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 540 $56,090 1
New York 3,730 $54,750 2
Illinois 2,220 $52,910 3
Massachusetts 1,510 $51,210 4
District of Columbia 1,450 $50,890 5
Virginia 1,820 $49,720 6
Delaware 190 $48,160 7
Rhode Island 200 $48,090 8
Washington 930 $47,960 9
Hawaii 260 $47,920 10
California 4,820 $47,740 11
New Jersey 1,210 $46,570 12
Maryland 1,140 $46,310 13
Texas 2,980 $45,060 14
Georgia 1,530 $44,310 15
Utah 500 $44,230 16
Minnesota 640 $43,770 17
Missouri 860 $43,430 18
Nevada 500 $43,420 19
Michigan 1,080 $42,610 20
Pennsylvania 1,750 $42,270 21
Florida 2,890 $42,060 22
West Virginia 230 $41,610 23
Colorado 1,060 $41,390 24
Arizona 940 $41,280 25
New Hampshire 110 $40,670 26.5
North Carolina 960 $40,670 26.5
Ohio 820 $40,320 28
Tennessee 450 $40,040 29
Indiana 560 $40,030 30
Kentucky 300 $38,860 31
Wisconsin 660 $38,320 32
Oregon 620 $37,510 33
Iowa 240 $37,440 34
Nebraska 130 $37,110 35
Alabama 200 $36,810 36
Louisiana 210 $36,380 37.5
South Carolina 450 $36,380 37.5
Kansas 400 $35,780 39
New Mexico 120 $35,310 40
Arkansas 120 $35,050 41
Maine 150 $34,880 42
Oklahoma 220 $33,130 43
Mississippi 180 $30,610 44
Montana 210 $30,340 45
South Dakota 140 $28,380 46