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).

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Occupation Selected: Vocational education teachers, secondary school

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 4,970 $72,140 1
Connecticut 2,770 $59,090 2
Massachusetts 2,560 $58,670 3
Michigan 1,710 $58,380 4
Delaware 390 $58,020 5
New Jersey 1,440 $57,570 6
California 5,700 $57,110 7
Alaska 280 $56,560 8
Ohio 7,050 $55,180 9
Virginia 3,060 $54,130 10
Maryland 2,080 $53,950 11
Florida 6,480 $53,160 12
Illinois 2,560 $52,690 13
Pennsylvania 6,730 $52,510 14
Washington 2,730 $52,010 15
Georgia 2,270 $51,500 16
Indiana 1,400 $51,480 17
New Hampshire 280 $51,020 18
Vermont 280 $48,930 19
Oregon 330 $48,850 20
Colorado 840 $48,200 21
Minnesota 1,440 $48,050 22
Nevada 190 $47,380 23
Kentucky 560 $46,750 24
Texas 8,340 $46,280 25
Alabama 1,620 $46,270 26
South Carolina 1,340 $46,020 27
Wisconsin 1,530 $45,560 28
Utah 680 $45,550 29
Wyoming 220 $45,040 30
Maine 280 $44,790 31
New Mexico 370 $43,600 32
Missouri 3,110 $43,530 33
North Carolina 4,290 $43,400 34
Nebraska 570 $43,290 35
Arkansas 1,350 $42,790 36
Mississippi 1,800 $42,740 37
North Dakota 530 $42,400 38
Kansas 1,360 $42,130 39
Louisiana 1,400 $41,950 40
West Virginia 1,230 $41,510 41
Arizona 890 $41,170 42
Montana 460 $40,490 43
Oklahoma 1,370 $40,420 44
Tennessee 2,570 $40,400 45
Iowa 1,020 $39,110 46
Puerto Rico 1,780 $28,770