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: Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Maryland 300 $62,500 1
District of Columbia 100 $61,200 2
Oregon 270 $60,100 3
Connecticut 160 $59,600 4
Massachusetts 340 $59,300 5
New Mexico 140 $54,480 6
Alabama 280 $54,180 7
Michigan 600 $53,830 8
Florida 600 $52,960 9
Illinois 860 $52,460 10
Minnesota 620 $52,140 11
North Carolina 790 $51,400 12
Ohio 790 $50,440 13
South Carolina 240 $50,370 14
Pennsylvania 900 $50,190 15
Kentucky 150 $50,090 16
Mississippi 150 $49,700 17
Missouri 370 $48,540 18
South Dakota 140 $47,860 19
Virginia 740 $46,890 20
Texas 1,500 $46,790 21
Colorado 330 $46,080 22
Georgia 330 $45,850 23
New Jersey 320 $45,800 24
Wisconsin 240 $44,970 25
Nebraska 130 $44,290 26
Indiana 510 $43,950 27
Iowa 170 $43,600 28
Washington 420 $43,400 29
Tennessee 260 $42,590 30
West Virginia 210 $40,830 31
Oklahoma 290 $39,790 32
Kansas 170 $39,730 33