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 specialists, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,590 $81,620 1
New Hampshire 1,110 $70,690 2
Virginia 2,500 $68,470 3
Illinois 11,820 $68,440 4
New Jersey 4,590 $65,900 5
Tennessee 1,530 $63,780 6
New York 8,770 $63,040 7
Connecticut 1,250 $62,190 8
Massachusetts 2,960 $61,950 9
Michigan 7,810 $61,640 10
North Carolina 3,730 $61,330 11
Texas 4,940 $60,540 12
Washington 3,240 $60,080 13
Colorado 3,260 $59,850 14
Wisconsin 1,580 $59,520 15
California 14,090 $59,410 16
Minnesota 3,790 $59,250 17
Hawaii 350 $58,290 18
Ohio 5,660 $58,150 19
Missouri 1,510 $55,520 20
Indiana 2,030 $54,400 21
Kansas 390 $54,380 22
Oklahoma 300 $54,120 23
Mississippi 170 $54,050 24
Florida 7,800 $53,860 25
Maryland 3,880 $53,280 26
Idaho 320 $53,140 27
Alaska 390 $52,780 28
Oregon 1,760 $52,540 29
Georgia 2,680 $52,180 30
Utah 480 $51,990 31
Rhode Island 1,000 $50,810 32
Maine 370 $50,460 33
Alabama 890 $50,220 34
West Virginia 320 $50,170 35
New Mexico 730 $49,770 36
Louisiana 780 $47,910 37
Nevada 690 $47,430 38
Nebraska 210 $46,750 39
Kentucky 1,260 $45,500 40
Iowa 870 $44,150 41
Montana 210 $42,090 42
Arkansas 570 $41,270 43
Wyoming 160 $40,940 44
Puerto Rico 730 $30,540