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: Community and social services occupations

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 8,420 $46,390 1
New Jersey 54,890 $45,690 2
California 186,650 $45,240 3
Connecticut 30,590 $45,150 4
Nevada 8,430 $44,620 5
Maryland 33,170 $43,170 6
Michigan 51,700 $42,840 7
Hawaii 9,420 $42,000 8
Virginia 42,660 $41,850 9
Illinois 66,650 $41,500 10
Delaware 6,490 $41,190 11
Massachusetts 58,500 $40,850 12
New York 175,030 $40,460 13
Wisconsin 30,020 $40,290 14
Rhode Island 9,990 $40,190 15
Alaska 5,630 $40,170 16
Washington 44,740 $39,800 17
Ohio 58,530 $39,460 18
Colorado 26,380 $39,150 19
Georgia 42,990 $38,820 20
Oregon 31,530 $38,400 21
Minnesota 49,280 $37,920 22
Arizona 25,960 $37,800 23
Vermont 6,790 $37,360 24
Florida 80,800 $37,060 25
New Hampshire 7,560 $36,940 26
Louisiana 22,890 $36,820 27
Texas 88,020 $35,790 28
Alabama 18,150 $35,670 29
North Dakota 4,840 $35,560 30
Idaho 9,050 $35,440 31
Pennsylvania 102,090 $35,430 32
Missouri 30,060 $35,330 33
North Carolina 47,540 $35,290 34
Kentucky 21,300 $35,060 35
Indiana 33,720 $34,400 36
Tennessee 29,420 $34,040 37
New Mexico 13,920 $34,030 38
Virgin Islands 410 $33,780
Maine 13,950 $33,630 39
South Carolina 21,260 $33,530 40
Kansas 16,870 $33,500 41
Utah 16,910 $33,310 42
Mississippi 10,570 $33,290 43
South Dakota 4,940 $32,970 44
Iowa 22,580 $32,890 45
Wyoming 3,870 $32,550 46
Nebraska 12,960 $32,130 47
Oklahoma 17,540 $32,050 48
Montana 7,240 $31,910 49.5
Arkansas 14,470 $31,910 49.5
Guam 570 $30,800
West Virginia 12,220 $27,450 51
Puerto Rico 17,940 $24,900