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: Landscape architects

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 120 $81,460 1
New York 800 $73,020 2
Georgia 1,230 $70,070 3
New Jersey 700 $68,270 4
California 3,480 $65,930 5
New Mexico 200 $64,050 6
Massachusetts 1,120 $64,030 7
Colorado 1,180 $63,940 8
Texas 740 $62,750 9
Connecticut 330 $62,490 10
Alabama 100 $62,160 11
Arizona 720 $61,980 12
Illinois 780 $61,180 13
Hawaii 100 $60,620 14
Maryland 490 $59,800 15
Minnesota 450 $58,810 16
Utah 140 $58,590 17
Washington 940 $57,950 18
North Carolina 440 $57,420 19
Virginia 820 $56,660 20
Florida 2,160 $56,400 21
Michigan 650 $56,350 22
Tennessee 130 $55,450 23
Oregon 330 $55,270 24
Wisconsin 410 $52,240 25
Ohio 590 $52,010 26
Mississippi 100 $50,520 27
Pennsylvania 750 $50,260 28
Kansas 120 $49,080 29
Louisiana 180 $48,940 30
South Carolina 280 $48,130 31
Indiana 220 $47,520 32
Missouri 230 $47,270 33
Iowa 130 $42,060 34
Vermont 100 $39,350 35