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: Statisticians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 760 $91,000 1
Connecticut 440 $84,050 2
Maryland 2,610 $83,920 3
California 2,300 $77,450 4
Massachusetts 720 $77,160 5
Virginia 760 $73,860 6
New Jersey 600 $73,780 7
Colorado 320 $69,100 8
Illinois 370 $69,020 9
Texas 490 $68,370 10
Georgia 340 $68,070 11
Pennsylvania 1,170 $66,980 12
Michigan 840 $66,590 13
North Carolina 740 $65,860 14
Minnesota 480 $65,680 15
Washington 760 $65,630 16
Arizona 190 $65,060 17
Hawaii 160 $64,170 18
Wisconsin 410 $64,060 19
Missouri 390 $61,040 20
New York 670 $60,290 21
Ohio 540 $58,590 22
Oregon 480 $55,780 23
Nebraska 160 $55,770 24
Florida 320 $55,750 25
Alabama 150 $55,010 26
Indiana 290 $50,890 27
Tennessee 480 $50,110 28
South Carolina 160 $43,510 29
Oklahoma 200 $42,730 30
Puerto Rico 260 $30,170