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: Fashion designers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 7,170 $78,800 1
California 3,550 $68,290 2
New Jersey 470 $67,860 3
Missouri 110 $67,630 4
Texas 590 $67,140 5
Oregon 220 $64,120 6
Massachusetts 660 $59,470 7
North Carolina 200 $59,350 8
Florida 210 $59,190 9
Washington 180 $56,930 10
Minnesota 100 $55,250 11
Pennsylvania 360 $48,250 12