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: Appraisers and assessors of real estate

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 5,760 $70,810 1
New Jersey 1,750 $64,220 2
District of Columbia 150 $63,090 3
Massachusetts 2,140 $62,120 4
New Hampshire 280 $61,460 5
Connecticut 540 $57,200 6
Florida 4,750 $56,640 7
Nevada 720 $55,840 8
Texas 4,410 $55,280 9
Vermont 270 $55,180 10
Michigan 2,120 $54,510 11
Oregon 1,280 $53,390 12
Hawaii 270 $53,140 13
Washington 1,650 $53,030 14
Wyoming 230 $52,560 15
Minnesota 2,080 $52,330 16
Virginia 1,710 $51,380 17
Pennsylvania 1,820 $51,350 18
New York 3,300 $50,820 19
Utah 780 $50,180 20
Delaware 100 $48,670 21
Kansas 840 $48,310 22
Maryland 1,250 $47,870 23
Rhode Island 230 $47,350 24
Colorado 2,000 $47,290 25
Wisconsin 1,250 $47,110 26
Iowa 900 $46,380 27
Alabama 920 $46,270 28
Ohio 1,980 $46,220 29
North Carolina 1,520 $46,030 30
Maine 410 $45,960 31
Arizona 2,620 $45,270 32
Illinois 2,980 $44,470 33
Tennessee 820 $43,490 34
South Dakota 250 $43,290 35
Mississippi 460 $43,110 36
Montana 310 $41,780 37
Louisiana 770 $41,500 38
Georgia 2,210 $40,900 39
Idaho 570 $40,540 40
South Carolina 800 $40,110 41
Nebraska 360 $39,890 42
North Dakota 120 $38,620 43
New Mexico 630 $38,280 44
Arkansas 840 $36,180 45
Missouri 1,660 $35,760 46
Oklahoma 650 $34,230 47
West Virginia 330 $33,630 48
Indiana 1,900 $33,380 49