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: Counselors, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Texas 4,500 $51,090 1
Washington 130 $50,980 2
Wisconsin 940 $44,390 3
Maryland 310 $44,170 4
New York 1,650 $43,210 5
Ohio 860 $41,470 6
Oregon 100 $40,810 7
Hawaii 100 $40,590 8
California 2,910 $40,290 9
Nevada 130 $39,340 10
Arizona 180 $38,590 11
Minnesota 350 $38,030 12
Alaska 180 $37,780 13
New Jersey 1,730 $36,880 14
Illinois 1,280 $36,400 15
Florida 1,880 $36,170 16
Georgia 370 $35,960 17
New Hampshire 250 $34,130 18
North Carolina 100 $32,890 19
Massachusetts 760 $32,590 20
Louisiana 780 $30,720 21
Indiana 250 $29,140 22
Iowa 210 $29,000 23
Missouri 310 $27,800 24
Tennessee 260 $27,410 25
Rhode Island 250 $25,490 26
Idaho 120 $21,340 27