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: Court reporters

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 1,740 $65,510 1
California 1,780 $65,150 2
Massachusetts 110 $62,810 3
Washington 120 $61,750 4
Kansas 260 $52,790 5
Colorado 350 $50,950 6
Iowa 260 $50,680 7
Arizona 280 $48,600 8
Texas 1,460 $47,150 9
New Jersey 280 $47,020 10
Georgia 730 $45,780 11
Michigan 500 $44,370 12
District of Columbia 460 $42,490 13
Florida 1,800 $41,370 14
Pennsylvania 1,050 $40,490 15
Ohio 810 $40,030 16
Oklahoma 260 $39,740 17
West Virginia 120 $39,500 18
North Carolina 280 $39,070 19
Maryland 330 $36,200 20
Louisiana 440 $32,570 21
Indiana 640 $32,160 22
Montana 140 $30,010 23
Puerto Rico 210 $28,120
Alabama 180 $26,340 24