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: Vocational education teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Delaware 1,260 $58,100 1
Wisconsin 3,620 $56,610 2
Oregon 1,370 $54,480 3
Massachusetts 1,870 $54,120 4
District of Columbia 160 $50,850 5
Michigan 1,320 $50,650 6
Florida 6,340 $50,610 7
Hawaii 1,150 $48,550 8
Washington 5,430 $48,200 9
Nebraska 1,310 $47,780 10
Arizona 2,300 $47,550 11
Mississippi 1,590 $47,210 12
New Jersey 2,360 $46,820 13
Illinois 2,840 $46,630 14
Alabama 1,590 $46,490 15
Kansas 1,180 $46,310 16
Missouri 1,400 $46,230 17
Nevada 1,070 $45,910 18
Connecticut 860 $45,760 19
Georgia 4,130 $44,570 20
Maine 300 $44,530 21
Iowa 780 $44,240 22
New Hampshire 180 $43,900 23
Ohio 3,080 $43,870 24
South Dakota 530 $43,720 25
Colorado 1,530 $42,890 26
Virginia 1,570 $42,870 27
North Carolina 6,020 $42,500 28
Utah 1,390 $42,440 29
Pennsylvania 5,230 $42,390 30
Texas 10,900 $42,180 31
Kentucky 2,410 $41,360 32
Oklahoma 2,470 $41,300 33
North Dakota 360 $40,650 34
Tennessee 1,670 $40,410 35
Maryland 880 $39,390 36
Indiana 1,240 $38,960 37
South Carolina 1,540 $38,920 38
New Mexico 670 $37,770 39
West Virginia 1,110 $36,050 40
Montana 320 $31,600 41
Puerto Rico 1,870 $29,460