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: Medical and public health social workers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 10,430 $56,170 1
District of Columbia 840 $56,150 2
Hawaii 530 $55,970 3
Connecticut 1,720 $52,860 4
Nevada 740 $52,850 5
Delaware 350 $50,530 6
New Jersey 2,630 $50,180 7
Maryland 2,480 $49,650 8
Washington 2,260 $49,630 9
Massachusetts 4,930 $47,950 10
New York 10,340 $47,900 11
Alaska 130 $46,660 12
Oregon 1,220 $46,160 13
Rhode Island 490 $45,940 14
Arizona 1,530 $45,910 15
Minnesota 2,210 $45,850 16
New Hampshire 480 $45,390 17
Utah 1,000 $44,770 18
Michigan 4,470 $44,570 19
Illinois 3,720 $43,970 20
Wisconsin 2,210 $43,820 21
Texas 6,690 $43,420 22
Georgia 3,130 $43,000 23
Virginia 2,100 $42,880 24
Louisiana 1,150 $42,330 25
Florida 6,180 $42,320 26
Colorado 1,520 $42,230 27
Tennessee 2,300 $41,780 28
Indiana 2,220 $41,410 29
Vermont 410 $41,330 30
Idaho 440 $41,220 31
Ohio 5,810 $41,190 32
Kansas 970 $40,900 33
Pennsylvania 8,860 $40,690 34
North Carolina 3,270 $40,310 35
New Mexico 890 $39,760 36
Oklahoma 1,270 $39,620 37
Missouri 3,010 $39,500 38
Arkansas 690 $39,000 39
Maine 720 $38,730 40
Iowa 1,390 $38,200 41
Wyoming 180 $38,000 42
Kentucky 1,200 $37,770 43
South Carolina 1,890 $37,000 44
Nebraska 630 $36,910 45
South Dakota 380 $36,730 46
Mississippi 1,360 $34,740 47
North Dakota 460 $34,620 48
Montana 340 $34,510 49
West Virginia 960 $33,590 50
Puerto Rico 510 $23,050