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: Environmental science teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Illinois 330 $81,640 1
Massachusetts 190 $77,810 2
North Carolina 180 $75,460 3
New Jersey 270 $73,270 4
Washington 120 $71,840 5
Texas 130 $67,060 6
Virginia 210 $66,570 7
Ohio 100 $65,320 8
Pennsylvania 370 $62,840 9
Florida 100 $55,720 10
Georgia 100 $54,150 11