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: Kindergarten teachers, except special education

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 14,260 $71,200 1
Rhode Island 470 $55,580 2
New Jersey 4,940 $54,250 3
Connecticut 1,970 $54,190 4
California 19,220 $52,680 5
Alaska 220 $52,450 6
Virginia 4,620 $52,100 7
Massachusetts 3,890 $50,050 8
Michigan 4,380 $49,840 9
Pennsylvania 7,770 $49,490 10
Maryland 2,760 $47,270 11
Florida 10,410 $46,540 12
Ohio 6,010 $46,050 13
Minnesota 2,140 $45,960 14
Washington 3,100 $45,260 15
Georgia 6,970 $44,980 16
Indiana 2,250 $44,840 17
Delaware 350 $44,210 18
Wisconsin 2,930 $43,730 19
Colorado 2,580 $43,140 20
Vermont 390 $42,860 21
Nebraska 1,010 $42,760 22
Kentucky 2,240 $41,720 23
New Mexico 960 $41,680 24
Texas 12,500 $41,520 25
Illinois 3,890 $41,170 26
West Virginia 1,310 $41,120 27
Wyoming 260 $40,620 28
Missouri 3,560 $40,510 29
South Carolina 2,920 $40,050 30
Oregon 2,340 $39,900 31
Maine 1,070 $39,830 32
Tennessee 3,530 $39,360 33
Alabama 2,950 $38,880 34
Kansas 1,260 $38,380 35
Arkansas 2,500 $38,370 36
Louisiana 3,210 $38,350 37
North Dakota 330 $37,940 38
North Carolina 5,040 $37,570 39
Utah 1,020 $37,520 40
New Hampshire 520 $37,090 41
Iowa 1,470 $36,750 42
Arizona 2,860 $36,160 43
District of Columbia 350 $35,350 44
Montana 480 $35,020 45
Hawaii 620 $34,910 46
Mississippi 2,130 $34,130 47
Guam 190 $34,060
Nevada 970 $33,390 48
South Dakota 470 $33,100 49
Oklahoma 2,300 $32,830 50
Puerto Rico 340 $15,540