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: Computer specialists, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 7,410 $89,560 1
Virginia 8,450 $82,850 2
Maryland 12,710 $81,150 3
Hawaii 1,030 $75,470 4
Alaska 550 $73,620 5
West Virginia 1,060 $73,210 6
New Jersey 5,670 $73,050 7
California 29,400 $73,010 8
Massachusetts 2,430 $72,690 9
Connecticut 1,010 $71,520 10
New York 3,020 $70,940 11
New Hampshire 910 $70,910 12
Alabama 2,320 $70,710 13
North Carolina 2,360 $70,400 14
Illinois 12,900 $69,990 15
Colorado 5,710 $69,610 16
Delaware 210 $69,050 17
New Mexico 980 $68,840 18
Minnesota 6,730 $67,270 19
Missouri 2,840 $67,150 20
Washington 5,490 $67,010 21
Rhode Island 740 $66,750 22
Mississippi 410 $66,520 23
Pennsylvania 5,190 $66,320 24
Texas 7,550 $65,790 25
South Dakota 130 $65,760 26
Vermont 130 $64,600 27
Indiana 1,740 $64,430 28
Georgia 4,280 $63,810 29
Oklahoma 1,180 $63,120 30
Kansas 710 $62,900 31
Ohio 7,280 $62,870 32
Florida 4,590 $62,620 33
Nebraska 900 $61,060 34
Oregon 5,090 $60,490 35
Tennessee 1,280 $60,440 36
Maine 260 $60,320 37
Michigan 10,530 $60,310 38
Arizona 1,910 $59,630 39
South Carolina 820 $57,760 40
Montana 380 $56,690 41
Kentucky 1,220 $56,090 42
Nevada 1,110 $55,980 43
North Dakota 150 $55,630 44
Wyoming 400 $55,030 45
Utah 2,280 $54,810 46
Louisiana 2,150 $53,610 47
Idaho 750 $52,710 48
Wisconsin 1,250 $52,300 49
Arkansas 1,000 $52,270 50
Iowa 1,660 $51,920 51
Puerto Rico 1,310 $49,080