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: Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 14,620 $62,380 1
New York 4,380 $55,090 2
New Jersey 1,770 $54,840 3
Hawaii 180 $49,900 4
Connecticut 1,360 $48,500 5
Virginia 1,710 $47,920 6
Oregon 560 $47,560 7
Wisconsin 1,260 $46,990 8
Michigan 910 $46,890 9
Ohio 1,720 $46,360 10
Massachusetts 2,000 $46,340 11
Florida 3,780 $46,060 12
Delaware 310 $45,960 13
South Carolina 740 $43,850 14
Maryland 1,130 $43,680 15
Nevada 220 $43,400 16
Texas 5,720 $42,760 17
Pennsylvania 2,160 $41,900 18
Alabama 810 $41,480 19
Minnesota 950 $41,390 20
Washington 3,310 $41,120 21
Arkansas 870 $40,990 22
Utah 830 $40,860 23
Georgia 1,730 $40,800 24
Maine 110 $40,170 25
Rhode Island 260 $39,420 26
Vermont 160 $39,350 27
Tennessee 1,220 $39,250 28
Missouri 1,060 $39,190 29
Indiana 930 $38,840 30
Illinois 2,860 $38,790 31
Arizona 1,230 $37,250 32
Alaska 140 $37,170 33
North Carolina 3,820 $36,820 34
Wyoming 130 $36,340 35
Colorado 530 $36,270 36
Oklahoma 780 $35,690 37
Kansas 730 $35,240 38
Montana 150 $34,240 39
Nebraska 300 $33,790 40
Louisiana 400 $33,560 41
Kentucky 860 $33,010 42
District of Columbia 280 $32,580 43
Iowa 430 $32,310 44
Mississippi 1,050 $30,370 45
South Dakota 350 $28,170 46
New Mexico 620 $27,270 47