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: Media and communication equipment workers, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 460 $75,240 1
Virginia 750 $73,310 2
Maryland 450 $68,780 3
New Jersey 1,030 $66,030 4
Hawaii 210 $63,940 5
Arizona 180 $60,450 6
New York 1,050 $59,520 7
Georgia 290 $59,500 8
Texas 480 $57,780 9
Indiana 100 $57,610 10
Illinois 1,460 $52,300 11
Utah 120 $52,230 12
Florida 540 $51,850 13
Colorado 650 $48,700 14
Nevada 780 $48,240 15
South Carolina 280 $47,460 16
California 4,800 $47,290 17
Wisconsin 210 $46,250 18
Ohio 320 $46,180 19
North Carolina 210 $45,570 20
Washington 560 $44,370 21
Oregon 170 $43,840 22
Kentucky 140 $42,560 23
Minnesota 320 $38,380 24
Michigan 350 $36,770 25
Tennessee 220 $36,250 26
Puerto Rico 210 $27,910