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: Network systems and data communications analysts

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 7,170 $78,460 1
Massachusetts 6,360 $77,680 2
Virginia 12,400 $76,420 3
New York 14,260 $75,410 4
Maryland 7,060 $74,070 5
Minnesota 5,140 $73,190 6
Washington 4,750 $73,070 7
California 23,450 $71,870 8
District of Columbia 1,870 $70,000 9
Colorado 4,930 $69,300 10
Pennsylvania 5,630 $68,550 11
Ohio 6,640 $68,450 12
Delaware 1,080 $68,430 13
Connecticut 3,870 $68,390 14
Michigan 5,890 $68,160 15
Illinois 7,150 $67,340 16
New Mexico 480 $66,640 17
Rhode Island 290 $65,520 18
North Carolina 6,820 $64,840 19
Nevada 1,250 $64,430 20
Indiana 2,620 $64,380 21
Texas 12,260 $64,360 22
Vermont 240 $63,890 23
Maine 680 $63,110 24
Georgia 7,290 $63,030 25
Hawaii 710 $62,780 26
Missouri 4,430 $61,960 27
Oregon 2,190 $61,090 28
Kansas 1,340 $60,990 29
Kentucky 2,190 $60,520 30
Alabama 1,930 $60,340 31
Arizona 2,920 $60,040 32
New Hampshire 760 $59,950 33
Arkansas 800 $59,820 34
Iowa 2,170 $59,620 35
Utah 1,930 $59,540 36
Nebraska 1,730 $59,430 37
Tennessee 2,310 $59,210 38
Alaska 360 $58,720 39
South Carolina 1,830 $58,630 40
Florida 15,620 $58,080 41
Wisconsin 4,290 $58,040 42
Oklahoma 1,690 $54,360 43
Wyoming 130 $49,880 44
Louisiana 1,750 $49,680 45
South Dakota 580 $48,630 46
Mississippi 390 $48,570 47
North Dakota 350 $48,560 48
Idaho 610 $47,280 49
Montana 480 $44,750 50
West Virginia 670 $42,650 51
Puerto Rico 380 $39,290