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: Philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 330 $75,350 1
Rhode Island 130 $74,770 2
Massachusetts 670 $73,720 3
Maryland 300 $71,260 4
Hawaii 150 $71,070 5
Connecticut 140 $68,970 6
New Hampshire 100 $68,140 7
North Carolina 790 $65,340 8
Pennsylvania 1,140 $65,100 9
Alabama 200 $63,900 10
Georgia 340 $61,460 11
Texas 1,090 $61,290 12
Michigan 380 $60,330 13
Illinois 1,290 $60,130 14
Missouri 550 $59,330 15
Wisconsin 280 $59,120 16
Colorado 300 $58,260 17
Kansas 190 $58,190 18
District of Columbia 190 $57,670 19
Iowa 270 $56,090 20
Florida 460 $55,430 21
Indiana 600 $54,980 22
Minnesota 730 $53,880 23
Arizona 100 $53,870 24
Kentucky 340 $53,740 25
Ohio 1,180 $53,720 26
Virginia 580 $53,010 27
Oregon 330 $52,240 28
Tennessee 360 $51,950 29
Maine 100 $49,420 30
South Carolina 340 $48,000 31
Nebraska 200 $47,730 32
Oklahoma 220 $46,800 33