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 service specialists, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 810 $48,980 1
Virginia 2,140 $45,370 2
Hawaii 760 $44,410 3
Michigan 3,470 $43,220 4
California 12,320 $42,960 5
New Jersey 3,990 $42,670 6
New York 11,560 $40,780 7
Arizona 850 $39,650 8
Washington 3,130 $39,430 9
Nevada 450 $39,390 10
Rhode Island 270 $39,170 11
Maryland 1,110 $38,680 12
Alaska 400 $38,600 13
Idaho 1,350 $38,570 14
Minnesota 5,230 $38,420 15
North Carolina 1,640 $37,820 16
Colorado 2,640 $37,810 17
Massachusetts 1,880 $36,950 18
Florida 8,580 $36,790 19
Ohio 4,530 $35,440 20
Texas 2,130 $35,080 21
Illinois 5,320 $35,070 22
Oregon 1,120 $34,800 23
Georgia 5,120 $34,550 24
Delaware 680 $34,050 25
New Mexico 1,090 $33,830 26
Montana 260 $33,600 27
Pennsylvania 3,540 $33,250 28
Nebraska 650 $33,240 29
Tennessee 1,290 $32,950 30
Oklahoma 420 $32,880 31
New Hampshire 570 $32,630 32
Utah 1,860 $32,130 33
Wisconsin 2,070 $31,500 34
Indiana 2,020 $31,440 35
South Carolina 600 $30,860 36
Arkansas 640 $30,620 37
Kentucky 640 $30,380 38
Missouri 1,340 $30,180 39
Kansas 990 $30,140 40
Louisiana 3,150 $29,620 41
North Dakota 250 $29,250 42
Iowa 2,240 $29,200 43
Wyoming 330 $25,100 44
Puerto Rico 1,750 $23,930