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: Audio-visual collections specialists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Minnesota 1,050 $53,200 1
Idaho 230 $49,080 2
Ohio 600 $48,760 3
Texas 820 $44,480 4
Massachusetts 240 $43,890 5
New Jersey 100 $43,860 6
Michigan 160 $42,440 7
California 420 $41,560 8
Washington 140 $40,920 9
Hawaii 100 $39,320 10
Florida 100 $39,090 11
Virginia 120 $38,130 12
Pennsylvania 210 $35,850 13
New York 390 $35,140 14
Indiana 110 $34,260 15
North Carolina 140 $33,980 16
Illinois 190 $33,920 17
Utah 110 $31,450 18
Oregon 170 $28,460 19
Puerto Rico 100 $24,420