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 work teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 310 $77,990 1
Missouri 160 $63,390 2
Michigan 190 $62,400 3
Massachusetts 340 $60,860 4
Pennsylvania 500 $60,380 5
Ohio 490 $60,160 6
North Carolina 620 $59,920 7
Florida 370 $59,260 8
New Jersey 250 $58,880 9
Georgia 220 $58,620 10
Kansas 130 $58,400 11
Wisconsin 190 $56,650 12
Minnesota 160 $54,980 13
Texas 570 $54,400 14
Virginia 100 $53,620 15
Kentucky 210 $53,540 16
Illinois 390 $52,140 17
South Carolina 200 $48,040 18
Indiana 200 $48,030 19