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: Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Texas 230 $75,860 1
North Carolina 130 $73,850 2
Massachusetts 180 $73,810 3
Pennsylvania 440 $72,750 4
Maryland 100 $71,490 5
Illinois 350 $71,480 6
Michigan 100 $70,400 7
Georgia 100 $70,000 8
Missouri 100 $69,880 9
New Jersey 170 $67,920 10
New Mexico 120 $65,360 11
Ohio 150 $64,760 12
Florida 190 $64,520 13
Wisconsin 110 $60,820 14
Washington 210 $60,810 15
Virginia 140 $59,360 16
Colorado 180 $57,650 17
District of Columbia 100 $56,070 18