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: Education, training, and library workers, all other

Click on state name to filter.
State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Virginia 1,480 $59,940 1
New Jersey 1,990 $56,810 2
Connecticut 510 $53,980 3
New York 2,590 $48,930 4
Minnesota 790 $46,970 5
Nevada 860 $45,890 6
Colorado 570 $44,800 7
Massachusetts 630 $43,500 8
Idaho 280 $42,850 9
Washington 3,460 $42,660 10
Florida 7,880 $41,970 11
New Hampshire 380 $40,010 12
Missouri 310 $39,660 13
Michigan 4,120 $39,180 14
Hawaii 590 $38,930 15
Kentucky 1,810 $38,920 16
Louisiana 780 $38,740 17
Nebraska 130 $36,770 18
Kansas 100 $36,680 19
Mississippi 110 $36,290 20
California 9,290 $35,870 21
Delaware 110 $35,840 22
Rhode Island 1,270 $35,460 23
Pennsylvania 1,290 $34,870 24
District of Columbia 220 $33,450 25
South Carolina 220 $32,920 26
Iowa 980 $32,330 27
Wisconsin 330 $32,090 28
Ohio 3,060 $31,510 29
Arizona 380 $30,380 30
Wyoming 120 $30,250 31
Oregon 11,590 $30,190 32
Maryland 1,960 $30,180 33
New Mexico 600 $29,270 34
Georgia 3,190 $29,210 35
South Dakota 170 $28,660 36
Alabama 1,750 $27,870 37
Illinois 6,070 $27,710 38
Puerto Rico 440 $25,440
Utah 960 $25,430 39
North Dakota 360 $25,080 40
Tennessee 440 $24,560 41
West Virginia 660 $24,050 42
Oklahoma 1,230 $19,450 43