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: Network and computer systems administrators

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 17,420 $74,920 1
Delaware 1,110 $73,790 2
Massachusetts 9,100 $72,870 3
California 31,930 $72,680 4
New Jersey 10,910 $72,280 5
Virginia 16,690 $72,260 6
Maryland 8,530 $71,870 7
District of Columbia 4,120 $71,580 8
Colorado 7,100 $70,630 9
Washington 8,130 $68,030 10
Connecticut 4,520 $66,990 11
Alaska 430 $65,440 12
Nevada 1,090 $65,200 13
Georgia 8,090 $64,160 14
Pennsylvania 14,910 $64,040 15
Minnesota 8,580 $63,670 16
North Carolina 6,720 $63,070 17
Florida 12,990 $62,680 18
Illinois 12,360 $62,650 19
Rhode Island 840 $61,890 20
Texas 21,230 $61,860 21
Arizona 4,000 $61,470 22
New Hampshire 1,410 $60,590 23
Ohio 11,930 $60,510 24
Utah 2,000 $59,730 25
Nebraska 1,670 $59,710 26.5
Oregon 3,050 $59,710 26.5
Missouri 8,050 $59,510 28
Tennessee 4,480 $59,270 29
Wisconsin 5,020 $58,790 30
Michigan 7,410 $58,500 31
Vermont 690 $58,490 32
Hawaii 970 $58,130 33
Kansas 3,630 $58,110 34
Iowa 2,620 $57,970 35
Alabama 3,670 $57,530 36
South Carolina 1,840 $54,780 37
New Mexico 1,030 $54,310 38
Maine 990 $54,280 39
Indiana 4,620 $54,040 40
West Virginia 720 $53,500 41
Oklahoma 2,880 $53,410 42
Louisiana 1,170 $53,240 43
Kentucky 2,630 $51,590 44
Arkansas 1,370 $50,950 45
Idaho 900 $49,680 46
Mississippi 1,230 $49,100 47
South Dakota 1,090 $48,810 48
North Dakota 510 $47,160 49
Wyoming 360 $45,180 50
Puerto Rico 650 $42,250