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: Multi-media artists and animators

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 8,470 $74,760 1
New York 2,710 $60,730 2
Oregon 240 $57,420 3
Missouri 190 $55,140 4
Washington 1,270 $54,130 5
New Jersey 540 $53,930 6
Hawaii 140 $53,370 7
Virginia 810 $51,770 8
Maryland 440 $50,000 9
Utah 410 $49,810 10
Texas 1,610 $49,080 11
Indiana 400 $48,920 12
Connecticut 260 $48,740 13
Colorado 210 $48,700 14
Massachusetts 730 $47,940 15
Georgia 420 $47,610 16
Florida 790 $47,520 17
Tennessee 280 $47,300 18
Pennsylvania 620 $47,080 19
Illinois 960 $46,400 20
Arizona 240 $46,340 21
North Carolina 370 $46,150 22
Nevada 190 $46,010 23
Wisconsin 630 $45,450 24
Michigan 400 $45,170 25
Ohio 660 $44,930 26
Minnesota 760 $41,510 27
South Carolina 160 $40,000 28
South Dakota 110 $37,330 29
Louisiana 100 $31,750 30