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: Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 78,340 $70,760 1
Connecticut 14,010 $59,530 2
Illinois 56,050 $59,250 3
New Jersey 36,360 $59,110 4
California 116,090 $58,240 5
Michigan 25,910 $56,900 6
Rhode Island 5,030 $56,210 7
Virginia 26,590 $56,030 8
Massachusetts 25,990 $54,780 9
Alaska 2,130 $54,040 10
Maryland 21,960 $53,310 11
Delaware 2,090 $52,580 12
Hawaii 6,400 $51,390 13
Ohio 56,370 $51,220 14
Washington 13,720 $50,940 15
Pennsylvania 51,080 $50,320 16
Florida 38,320 $49,620 17
Georgia 24,820 $48,590 18
Indiana 21,290 $47,790 19
New Hampshire 4,310 $47,740 20
Oregon 10,870 $47,630 21
Minnesota 21,660 $47,400 22
Wisconsin 20,430 $47,020 23
Vermont 3,090 $46,740 24
Utah 7,250 $46,730 25
Idaho 9,100 $46,330 26
Colorado 14,550 $45,990 27
Texas 90,200 $44,430 28
New Mexico 7,350 $44,060 29
Kentucky 10,280 $43,380 30
South Carolina 13,360 $43,360 31
Wyoming 1,790 $43,110 32
Tennessee 18,130 $42,650 33
Missouri 18,690 $41,900 34
Maine 5,650 $41,770 35
Nebraska 7,540 $41,700 36
Arkansas 10,170 $41,530 37
Virgin Islands 430 $41,470
Alabama 12,440 $40,960 38
Louisiana 12,200 $40,370 39
North Carolina 21,840 $40,070 40
West Virginia 4,970 $39,890 41
Mississippi 10,070 $39,710 42
Arizona 19,860 $37,960 43
Montana 4,380 $37,810 44
North Dakota 2,820 $37,490 45
Kansas 12,550 $37,100 46
Oklahoma 11,460 $36,240 47
Iowa 11,760 $36,150 48
Guam 490 $35,920
South Dakota 3,220 $35,340 49
Puerto Rico 12,640 $28,130