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: Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Maryland 4,630 $120,550 1
Texas 13,060 $107,620 2
Arizona 1,610 $105,090 3
North Carolina 6,420 $101,840 4
Missouri 4,690 $101,790 5
Kentucky 2,270 $101,220 6
Massachusetts 3,320 $98,250 7
Florida 6,140 $95,770 8
Minnesota 1,420 $92,210 9
Pennsylvania 9,230 $91,110 10
District of Columbia 1,480 $88,580 11
Rhode Island 320 $85,420 12
Alabama 1,240 $84,790 13
Michigan 2,780 $83,430 14
Nebraska 1,450 $81,100 15.5
Illinois 2,050 $81,100 15.5
Nevada 810 $80,150 17
Virginia 2,210 $77,430 18
Oklahoma 3,190 $76,610 19
Utah 550 $73,020 20
New Jersey 990 $71,330 21
Ohio 6,530 $70,760 22
Kansas 820 $69,720 23
Wisconsin 1,920 $69,440 24
New Mexico 440 $64,540 25
South Carolina 870 $63,860 26
North Dakota 180 $61,120 27
South Dakota 120 $60,850 28
Delaware 120 $60,530 29
Maine 180 $52,540 30