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: Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Colorado 180 $64,970 1
Pennsylvania 460 $63,260 2
New Jersey 230 $61,210 3
Massachusetts 240 $59,620 4
South Carolina 130 $58,940 5
Missouri 290 $58,200 6
Florida 840 $56,090 7
Wisconsin 200 $55,920 8
Ohio 580 $54,980 9
Michigan 260 $54,320 10
Maryland 220 $53,910 11
District of Columbia 120 $53,310 12
Virginia 230 $51,240 13
Tennessee 170 $51,210 14
Illinois 510 $50,980 15
Arizona 210 $49,700 16
Texas 870 $49,500 17
Iowa 100 $47,750 18
Georgia 170 $47,610 19
Minnesota 140 $47,400 20
Indiana 210 $45,900 21
North Carolina 1,130 $45,430 22