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: Broadcast news analysts

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 540 $93,910 1
New Jersey 110 $90,410 2
Florida 360 $87,990 3
Illinois 140 $79,070 4
Ohio 270 $72,600 5
Missouri 140 $72,370 6
New York 530 $71,260 7
Oregon 110 $70,680 8
Oklahoma 100 $69,620 9
Maryland 160 $69,200 10
North Carolina 310 $68,260 11
Nevada 110 $67,820 12
Minnesota 120 $67,680 13
Louisiana 150 $66,860 14
Colorado 130 $66,800 15
Texas 400 $62,940 16
Utah 130 $61,390 17
Virginia 330 $60,670 18
Georgia 440 $55,200 19
Kentucky 120 $55,060 20
Alabama 130 $54,280 21
South Carolina 150 $50,140 22
Iowa 120 $46,730 23
Pennsylvania 200 $45,840 24
Wisconsin 160 $44,680 25
Maine 140 $20,740 26