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: Computer support specialists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 16,610 $55,020 1
Delaware 2,050 $52,280 2
Connecticut 6,500 $51,270 3
Washington 12,440 $50,340 4
California 59,520 $50,100 5
District of Columbia 4,280 $49,970 6
New Jersey 16,100 $48,900 7
New York 32,890 $48,870 8
Colorado 14,040 $48,610 9
Virginia 21,570 $47,940 10
Alaska 980 $46,970 11
Maryland 12,610 $46,450 12
Illinois 20,750 $46,340 13
Arizona 11,600 $45,490 14
Minnesota 10,420 $44,840 15
New Hampshire 2,750 $43,850 16
North Carolina 17,720 $43,570 17
Michigan 13,860 $43,460 18
Tennessee 8,280 $42,270 19
Ohio 16,740 $41,850 20
Texas 38,650 $41,610 21
Oregon 6,380 $41,460 22
Louisiana 4,220 $41,350 23
Pennsylvania 21,400 $41,180 24
Georgia 20,500 $41,060 25
Rhode Island 1,650 $40,850 26
New Mexico 2,150 $40,750 27
Missouri 9,720 $40,430 28
Wisconsin 8,150 $40,400 29
Iowa 4,190 $40,330 30
South Carolina 4,620 $39,950 31
Hawaii 1,630 $39,500 32
Vermont 1,480 $39,410 33
Kansas 4,750 $38,940 34
Nebraska 3,660 $38,690 35
Idaho 2,830 $38,430 36
Maine 1,800 $38,240 37
Florida 28,190 $38,170 38
Utah 5,470 $37,370 39
Kentucky 4,980 $37,270 40
Indiana 7,720 $37,200 41
Guam 110 $36,950
Alabama 5,020 $36,710 42
Nevada 3,590 $36,620 43
Wyoming 410 $35,950 44
Mississippi 2,410 $35,920 45
Arkansas 3,360 $35,870 46
Oklahoma 8,850 $35,440 47
West Virginia 1,380 $34,040 48
South Dakota 1,380 $32,960 49
Montana 1,290 $32,720 50
North Dakota 930 $31,980 51
Puerto Rico 2,240 $28,830