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: Social and human service assistants

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 7,800 $37,620 1
District of Columbia 1,940 $37,520 2
Maryland 5,630 $32,350 3
California 28,580 $31,630 4
Alaska 910 $31,300 5
Massachusetts 15,360 $30,250 6
New Jersey 7,760 $30,200 7
Delaware 720 $29,790 8
Louisiana 4,160 $29,440 9
Wisconsin 5,980 $29,360 10
Arizona 3,930 $29,300 11
Michigan 8,950 $28,920 12
Colorado 4,090 $28,730 13
Vermont 2,480 $28,580 14
Hawaii 2,310 $28,490 15
New York 30,740 $28,380 16
Nevada 1,120 $27,840 17
Oregon 4,940 $27,800 18
Florida 12,210 $27,710 19
Illinois 8,510 $27,350 20
Alabama 3,480 $27,280 21
Rhode Island 3,130 $27,220 22
Minnesota 17,580 $27,110 23
Georgia 7,270 $27,010 24.5
Virginia 5,470 $27,010 24.5
Oklahoma 2,050 $26,830 26
Indiana 4,390 $26,420 27
Pennsylvania 16,380 $26,210 28
New Mexico 2,220 $26,200 29
Iowa 5,000 $26,070 30
Ohio 7,790 $25,980 31
New Hampshire 1,460 $25,530 32
Washington 6,550 $25,250 33
North Carolina 11,630 $25,210 34
Tennessee 3,330 $24,730 35
South Carolina 3,010 $24,470 36.5
Nebraska 4,150 $24,470 36.5
Kansas 4,800 $24,450 38
Missouri 2,830 $24,290 39
Maine 4,870 $23,800 40
Kentucky 3,650 $23,340 41
North Dakota 1,360 $23,240 42
Idaho 1,750 $23,070 43
South Dakota 640 $22,550 44
Arkansas 4,880 $22,450 45
Wyoming 960 $22,400 46
Montana 1,790 $22,340 47
Mississippi 1,410 $22,010 48
Utah 5,520 $21,770 49
Puerto Rico 6,520 $20,420
Texas 18,330 $18,400 50
West Virginia 2,790 $17,260 51