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: Accountants and auditors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 95,490 $72,040 1
New Jersey 35,740 $70,180 2
District of Columbia 11,200 $68,720 3
Connecticut 17,660 $68,600 4
Maryland 22,940 $65,480 5
Illinois 54,810 $64,800 6
Virginia 33,750 $64,500 7
California 124,560 $64,390 8
Rhode Island 4,190 $63,750 9
Massachusetts 31,450 $62,060 10
Colorado 23,940 $61,420 11
Pennsylvania 49,070 $60,760 12
Michigan 32,570 $59,650 13
Georgia 25,430 $59,430 14
Washington 22,340 $59,360 15
Ohio 43,660 $58,590 16
Texas 81,310 $58,510 17
Wisconsin 20,150 $58,370 18
Vermont 2,480 $57,930 19
Delaware 4,280 $57,730 20
Minnesota 24,060 $57,530 21
Oregon 11,180 $57,230 22
Missouri 24,050 $57,170 23
Florida 67,010 $57,050 24
Nebraska 7,480 $57,010 25
North Carolina 23,990 $56,590 26
Indiana 18,530 $56,320 27
Alaska 1,490 $55,830 28
Utah 8,730 $55,660 29
Mississippi 4,470 $55,260 30
Iowa 9,980 $54,480 31
Nevada 7,650 $53,820 32
New Mexico 4,920 $53,570 33
Arizona 20,610 $53,390 34
Alabama 12,770 $53,200 35
Kansas 10,230 $52,930 36
New Hampshire 3,290 $52,780 37
South Carolina 12,530 $52,180 38
Tennessee 14,980 $51,790 39
Maine 3,230 $51,360 40
Kentucky 9,480 $50,290 41
Louisiana 11,670 $50,240 42
Hawaii 4,990 $50,230 43
Montana 2,830 $49,880 44
West Virginia 4,850 $49,320 45
Oklahoma 14,120 $49,240 46
Wyoming 1,570 $48,970 47
South Dakota 3,610 $47,980 48
Arkansas 5,720 $47,660 49
Idaho 2,930 $47,510 50
North Dakota 2,980 $43,120 51
Virgin Islands 420 $41,180
Guam 540 $36,670
Puerto Rico 9,780 $33,330