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: Financial examiners

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 350 $101,180 1
Tennessee 590 $89,270 2
Missouri 510 $82,000 3
Connecticut 320 $80,930 4
California 2,150 $77,690 5
New Jersey 1,060 $76,960 6
North Carolina 600 $76,930 7
Virginia 580 $76,800 8
New York 2,200 $76,370 9
Texas 1,530 $76,200 10
Delaware 110 $75,900 11
Illinois 1,420 $75,590 12
New Hampshire 100 $73,370 13
Washington 340 $73,110 14
Pennsylvania 830 $72,230 15
Kansas 210 $71,580 16
Massachusetts 1,350 $71,500 17
Colorado 330 $71,170 18
Louisiana 150 $69,970 19
Minnesota 540 $69,570 20
Ohio 1,260 $67,590 21
Florida 1,140 $67,200 22
Nebraska 210 $66,530 23
Michigan 360 $65,490 24
Georgia 680 $65,100 25.5
Iowa 380 $65,100 25.5
Utah 230 $64,650 27
Arkansas 170 $63,990 28
Oklahoma 260 $63,860 29
West Virginia 100 $63,470 30
Oregon 120 $63,230 31
Wisconsin 360 $62,200 32
Maryland 370 $60,950 33
Mississippi 110 $60,820 34
Kentucky 290 $59,340 35
Indiana 720 $59,180 36
Alabama 290 $58,210 37
South Carolina 200 $55,610 38
Montana 100 $53,290 39
Puerto Rico 200 $36,460