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: Producers and directors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 11,780 $97,200 1
California 14,920 $90,750 2
New Jersey 1,290 $85,770 3
Hawaii 190 $73,460 4
Connecticut 1,090 $72,190 5
District of Columbia 1,110 $70,080 6
Georgia 1,620 $68,140 7
Virginia 1,810 $63,810 8
Maryland 720 $63,000 9
Illinois 1,620 $60,960 10
Texas 2,920 $59,780 11
Washington 1,280 $58,840 12
Florida 2,820 $57,700 13
Michigan 1,460 $57,060 14
Massachusetts 1,480 $56,830 15
Colorado 740 $55,520 16
Rhode Island 170 $55,460 17
Oregon 790 $55,120 18
Nevada 340 $54,820 19
Utah 440 $53,650 20
Minnesota 880 $53,350 21
Arizona 750 $53,180 22
Wisconsin 730 $51,050 23
Ohio 1,450 $50,690 24
Indiana 760 $49,030 25
Pennsylvania 1,730 $48,360 26
New Hampshire 230 $48,290 27
Missouri 790 $47,500 28
Vermont 150 $45,720 29
North Carolina 1,040 $45,260 30
Kansas 280 $43,490 31
Arkansas 260 $42,590 32
West Virginia 260 $42,360 33
Oklahoma 840 $42,130 34
Nebraska 250 $42,040 35
Puerto Rico 320 $40,510
Alabama 460 $39,700 36
Louisiana 420 $38,780 37
Kentucky 480 $38,350 38
South Carolina 300 $37,810 39
Iowa 350 $37,380 40
Mississippi 190 $37,140 41
Idaho 130 $34,440 42