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: Education teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Georgia 3,280 $67,240 1
New Jersey 1,480 $65,630 2
Maryland 1,110 $62,520 3
Hawaii 660 $61,510 4
Alaska 130 $61,480 5
Oregon 380 $61,240 6
Massachusetts 1,270 $60,300 7
Pennsylvania 3,320 $59,810 8
Tennessee 1,580 $59,050 9
Delaware 200 $58,870 10
Florida 2,820 $58,610 11
Virginia 960 $56,270 12
Connecticut 260 $55,550 13
Minnesota 1,640 $54,880 14
Puerto Rico 360 $54,850
Colorado 770 $54,420 15
New Mexico 500 $54,410 16
Nebraska 500 $54,250 17
Iowa 670 $54,060 18
New Hampshire 230 $53,950 19
District of Columbia 460 $53,910 20
Illinois 3,010 $53,870 21
Missouri 1,160 $53,650 22
Ohio 2,570 $53,460 23
North Carolina 2,140 $53,420 24
South Dakota 160 $53,320 25
Vermont 230 $53,280 26
Wisconsin 1,410 $53,130 27
South Carolina 980 $52,330 28
Kentucky 950 $51,830 29
Alabama 770 $51,740 30
Arizona 300 $51,650 31
Texas 2,900 $51,580 32
Kansas 530 $51,570 33
North Dakota 240 $51,480 34
Indiana 1,290 $50,120 35
Mississippi 550 $50,070 36
Michigan 1,480 $48,450 37
West Virginia 370 $46,100 38
Utah 250 $44,830 39
Montana 320 $34,670 40