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: Law teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Georgia 250 $110,650 1
Florida 420 $106,130 2
Illinois 480 $103,940 3
Missouri 130 $103,450 4
District of Columbia 920 $100,470 5
New Jersey 370 $99,040 6
North Carolina 430 $98,900 7
Ohio 680 $97,370 8
Minnesota 210 $96,820 9
Nebraska 100 $95,720 10
Indiana 350 $95,260 11
Texas 650 $95,170 12
Tennessee 110 $91,290 13
Michigan 130 $90,310 14
Kentucky 160 $88,480 15
Virginia 410 $78,150 16
Pennsylvania 230 $77,350 17
Mississippi 130 $73,370 18
Oklahoma 260 $72,690 19
South Carolina 350 $68,260 20