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: Instructional coordinators

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 1,030 $72,040 1
New Jersey 3,090 $68,580 2
District of Columbia 1,280 $68,330 3
Virginia 3,420 $64,500 4
New York 6,400 $63,780 5
Michigan 5,220 $61,260 6
California 13,550 $61,070 7
Washington 2,250 $60,670 8
Massachusetts 2,900 $59,110 9
Colorado 1,260 $58,620 10
Ohio 6,040 $58,390 11
Oregon 1,460 $58,160 12
South Carolina 1,520 $57,720 13
Nevada 400 $57,700 14
Minnesota 1,670 $57,470 15
Texas 10,200 $56,790 16
Rhode Island 250 $56,170 17
Wisconsin 1,490 $55,940 18
Delaware 470 $55,380 19
Illinois 4,220 $54,390 20
Pennsylvania 4,770 $53,730 21
Maryland 4,690 $53,710 22
Nebraska 580 $53,350 23
New Hampshire 360 $53,310 24
Alabama 1,180 $53,240 25
North Dakota 260 $52,950 26
Kentucky 1,470 $52,880 27
Iowa 1,210 $51,310 28
Alaska 730 $50,870 29
Wyoming 210 $50,630 30
Vermont 400 $50,140 31
Arkansas 550 $49,930 32
Florida 7,260 $49,810 33
Missouri 1,050 $49,600 34
North Carolina 3,910 $49,290 35
Mississippi 870 $48,250 36
Tennessee 1,900 $48,240 37
Indiana 950 $48,190 38
Hawaii 590 $47,040 39
New Mexico 560 $46,940 40
Utah 870 $46,920 41
Maine 290 $46,570 42.5
Georgia 7,270 $46,570 42.5
South Dakota 180 $46,490 44
Kansas 910 $45,900 45
West Virginia 390 $44,370 46
Oklahoma 1,260 $43,800 47
Louisiana 1,650 $42,660 48
Arizona 2,750 $41,820 49
Montana 220 $40,940 50
Idaho 220 $40,610 51
Puerto Rico 420 $30,340