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: Self-enrichment education teachers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Hampshire 800 $48,080 1
Connecticut 1,970 $47,810 2
Virginia 4,920 $46,300 3
New Jersey 6,420 $45,190 4
Illinois 3,070 $43,960 5
New York 18,990 $41,990 6
Vermont 440 $41,510 7
New Mexico 460 $41,410 8
California 20,960 $41,180 9
District of Columbia 810 $41,060 10
Louisiana 2,400 $40,630 11
Alaska 230 $40,620 12
Delaware 610 $40,350 13
Hawaii 1,840 $39,840 14
Massachusetts 6,070 $39,630 15
Washington 3,500 $39,280 16
Arkansas 930 $39,260 17
Maryland 3,810 $39,240 18
Minnesota 2,740 $38,760 19
Pennsylvania 4,990 $38,220 20
Wisconsin 1,960 $36,770 21
Michigan 3,390 $36,630 22
Oregon 1,590 $36,580 23
Idaho 270 $36,550 24
Georgia 4,140 $36,250 25
Tennessee 1,480 $36,180 26
Missouri 2,830 $36,140 27
South Carolina 1,440 $35,860 28
Texas 8,520 $35,660 29
Nevada 780 $35,050 30
North Carolina 3,660 $34,290 31
Maine 1,030 $33,720 32
Alabama 1,280 $33,690 33
Colorado 4,220 $33,680 34.5
Florida 9,840 $33,680 34.5
Mississippi 1,180 $33,610 36
Arizona 1,760 $33,230 37
Ohio 4,990 $32,650 38
Indiana 1,690 $32,320 39.5
Kansas 1,030 $32,320 39.5
Kentucky 1,330 $32,030 41
Oklahoma 770 $30,580 42
Iowa 840 $30,250 43.5
Utah 1,320 $30,250 43.5
West Virginia 260 $28,510 45
Nebraska 840 $28,020 46
South Dakota 220 $26,300 47
Montana 560 $26,100 48
Puerto Rico 310 $22,130
Wyoming 110 $20,450 49