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: Music directors and composers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 150 $68,610 1
Washington 130 $64,630 2
New York 2,100 $53,970 3
Minnesota 200 $53,060 4
Oregon 540 $47,890 5
Maryland 120 $46,220 6
Texas 120 $45,740 7
Wisconsin 150 $44,620 8
Hawaii 140 $43,570 9
New Jersey 220 $43,250 10
Illinois 380 $42,750 11
Virginia 190 $42,490 12
Florida 440 $39,980 13
Michigan 400 $38,680 14
Rhode Island 120 $38,670 15
Indiana 100 $38,520 16
Pennsylvania 360 $34,170 17
Montana 140 $19,060 18