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: Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 690 $70,880 1
Massachusetts 4,210 $64,640 2
Oregon 600 $62,810 3
Hawaii 340 $62,700 4
New Jersey 2,070 $62,090 5
Connecticut 900 $61,710 6
Illinois 4,570 $60,410 7
Missouri 1,670 $57,020 8
Delaware 210 $56,340 9
Vermont 280 $56,130 10
Florida 2,590 $55,560 11
New Hampshire 250 $55,160 12
Kansas 990 $54,620 13
Minnesota 2,070 $54,530 14
Colorado 1,520 $53,710 15
Texas 4,150 $53,700 16
Pennsylvania 3,880 $53,260 17
Tennessee 1,620 $53,150 18
West Virginia 290 $53,090 19
Wisconsin 1,440 $52,950 20
Kentucky 1,030 $52,520 21
Alabama 700 $52,490 22
Georgia 1,690 $52,390 23
Washington 2,130 $52,190 24
Indiana 1,460 $52,160 25
Nebraska 500 $52,130 26
North Carolina 2,510 $51,960 27
Maryland 1,760 $51,540 28
Virginia 1,690 $51,520 29
South Dakota 160 $51,500 30
Iowa 780 $51,360 31
South Carolina 980 $50,820 32
Ohio 3,650 $50,310 33
New Mexico 510 $50,110 34
Wyoming 150 $49,930 35
Michigan 1,930 $49,450 36
Arizona 570 $48,940 37
Nevada 610 $48,340 38
Mississippi 570 $48,280 39
North Dakota 220 $43,000 40
Montana 190 $42,530 41
Oklahoma 900 $41,700 42