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: Business operations specialists, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 20,470 $81,630 1
Michigan 46,880 $69,000 2
Virginia 27,560 $68,680 3
Colorado 23,630 $67,730 4
Nevada 4,790 $67,440 5
Alaska 2,400 $66,670 6
New York 22,560 $66,020 7
Connecticut 8,040 $65,500 8
Tennessee 13,770 $65,280 9
Maryland 21,610 $65,210 10
Illinois 64,630 $64,730 11
Massachusetts 20,800 $64,410 12
New Jersey 40,180 $64,130 13
Washington 23,800 $63,560 14
Pennsylvania 24,550 $63,490 15
Alabama 8,090 $62,340 16
Texas 60,060 $61,090 17
Delaware 1,770 $60,970 18
California 175,920 $60,860 19.5
Rhode Island 1,550 $60,860 19.5
Hawaii 4,120 $59,140 21
Vermont 620 $59,120 22
Georgia 22,550 $59,030 23
Florida 53,780 $58,670 24
North Carolina 24,450 $57,500 25
Guam 160 $57,000
Maine 4,240 $56,880 26
Oklahoma 4,890 $55,890 27
South Dakota 600 $55,650 28
Kansas 8,390 $54,940 29
New Mexico 3,280 $54,470 30
Missouri 13,070 $54,280 31
Arizona 10,860 $53,990 32
Wisconsin 22,410 $53,780 33
South Carolina 5,820 $53,380 34
Nebraska 4,970 $53,270 35
Kentucky 7,240 $53,230 36
Virgin Islands 100 $52,710
Utah 6,570 $52,430 37
Indiana 10,120 $52,030 38
Idaho 4,380 $51,470 39
Wyoming 1,400 $50,660 40
Ohio 48,340 $50,560 41
Minnesota 48,180 $50,480 42
Oregon 12,890 $50,460 43
West Virginia 2,500 $50,280 44
New Hampshire 9,550 $49,850 45
North Dakota 1,300 $49,340 46
Louisiana 8,890 $48,110 47
Montana 2,250 $48,090 48
Iowa 11,630 $47,480 49
Mississippi 3,200 $46,250 50
Arkansas 7,780 $45,920 51
Puerto Rico 9,770 $32,170