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: Financial analysts

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 6,250 $91,530 1
New York 30,290 $90,650 2
New Jersey 8,320 $88,490 3
California 19,920 $86,620 4
Montana 140 $85,100 5
Washington 2,220 $84,270 6
Massachusetts 10,050 $83,850 7
Vermont 190 $82,880 8
District of Columbia 2,480 $81,260 9
Nevada 380 $80,680 10
Illinois 11,840 $80,630 11
Alaska 120 $78,860 12
Virginia 6,830 $77,270 13
Colorado 4,300 $76,930 14
Oregon 1,420 $75,120 15
Delaware 1,510 $74,880 16
Texas 16,000 $74,610 17
Georgia 6,010 $73,590 18
Maryland 3,700 $72,660 19
Michigan 5,850 $71,200 20
North Dakota 240 $70,880 21
Minnesota 4,570 $70,070 22
New Hampshire 860 $66,960 23
Ohio 6,360 $66,950 24
North Carolina 6,340 $66,500 25
Pennsylvania 8,490 $65,570 26
Missouri 3,190 $65,560 27
Utah 920 $65,490 28
Alabama 1,140 $65,150 29
Florida 6,080 $64,350 30
Wisconsin 1,970 $64,020 31
Maine 290 $64,010 32
Kansas 2,000 $63,220 33
Hawaii 280 $62,910 34
Iowa 1,750 $61,890 35
Arkansas 840 $61,640 36
Oklahoma 870 $61,280 37
Rhode Island 630 $61,150 38
Idaho 390 $60,640 39
Mississippi 330 $59,890 40
Indiana 1,910 $59,370 41
Nebraska 890 $59,090 42
Louisiana 720 $58,730 43
Arizona 3,190 $58,560 44
Tennessee 2,030 $58,060 45
New Mexico 200 $56,930 46
West Virginia 270 $55,310 47
South Carolina 830 $54,380 48
South Dakota 400 $50,000 49
Puerto Rico 1,110 $49,300