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: Archivists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 160 $63,480 1
Maryland 260 $59,650 2
Massachusetts 340 $53,950 3
Missouri 110 $51,440 4
Virginia 100 $49,400 5
California 430 $45,240 6
New York 720 $44,130 7
Texas 180 $44,070 8
Michigan 140 $43,880 9
Pennsylvania 230 $43,710 10
Illinois 430 $42,480 11
Washington 190 $40,840 12
Ohio 140 $39,090 13
Florida 150 $38,390 14
North Carolina 100 $35,250 15
New Jersey 150 $33,650 16