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: Social sciences teachers, postsecondary, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 250 $93,380 1
Wisconsin 210 $77,490 2
Maryland 300 $70,690 3
Kansas 220 $66,070 4
Puerto Rico 100 $63,810
Michigan 520 $62,770 5
New Jersey 290 $60,430 6
New Hampshire 100 $57,450 7
Illinois 230 $56,290 8
Georgia 210 $52,300 9
North Carolina 150 $45,460 10