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: Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 11,790 $69,360 1
Massachusetts 1,930 $61,320 2
New Jersey 3,010 $56,100 3
Connecticut 690 $55,800 4
Minnesota 1,740 $55,790 5
Nevada 500 $55,280 6
New York 4,820 $55,260 7
Iowa 480 $51,560 8
Alaska 230 $51,410 9
Colorado 1,570 $49,990 10
Hawaii 220 $49,850 11
Illinois 2,550 $48,910 12
Maryland 1,910 $48,880 13
Vermont 210 $47,780 14
Washington 2,860 $47,450 15
Oregon 2,080 $45,930 16
New Hampshire 220 $45,160 17
Ohio 2,270 $43,960 18
Virginia 3,240 $43,440 19
Wisconsin 1,400 $42,550 20
Pennsylvania 3,600 $42,130 21
North Dakota 200 $40,890 22
Wyoming 180 $40,830 23
Alabama 720 $39,820 24
Louisiana 1,320 $39,090 25
Arizona 3,470 $38,750 26
Florida 5,570 $37,590 27
Kansas 840 $37,330 28
Georgia 4,110 $37,290 29
South Dakota 400 $36,730 30
New Mexico 1,010 $36,150 31
Montana 320 $36,110 32
Utah 1,500 $36,050 33
Idaho 620 $35,150 34
North Carolina 2,920 $34,600 35
Texas 5,570 $33,890 36
South Carolina 640 $33,770 37
Nebraska 280 $33,640 38
Indiana 1,930 $33,450 39
Tennessee 2,040 $33,140 40
Missouri 2,320 $33,000 41
Arkansas 780 $30,860 42
Oklahoma 910 $29,700 43
West Virginia 330 $25,710 44
Mississippi 340 $25,190 45