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).

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Occupation Selected: Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 615,630 $73,240 1
New Jersey 201,670 $72,510 2
Alaska 13,150 $72,050 3
Maryland 133,010 $71,420 4
Oregon 72,260 $69,050 5
New York 444,180 $68,990 6
Massachusetts 197,320 $68,470 7
Hawaii 24,650 $68,220 8
Connecticut 89,820 $67,890 9
Washington 128,730 $67,540 10
Minnesota 142,160 $67,370 11
Nevada 39,540 $66,580 12
Rhode Island 29,010 $66,510 13
Delaware 22,030 $64,380 14
District of Columbia 25,040 $64,290 15
Michigan 233,860 $64,220 16
Colorado 99,920 $63,580 17
New Hampshire 31,900 $62,570 18
Maine 35,120 $62,530 19
Wisconsin 136,670 $61,770 20
Virginia 159,520 $61,130 21
Arizona 107,110 $60,900 22
Ohio 299,840 $60,570 23
Florida 413,180 $59,780 24
Utah 49,740 $59,710 25
North Carolina 198,840 $59,420 26
Georgia 184,650 $59,390 27
Texas 463,810 $58,730 28
Pennsylvania 342,010 $58,610 29
Vermont 16,510 $58,470 30
New Mexico 39,150 $58,060 31
Illinois 297,370 $58,010 32
Idaho 28,050 $57,140 33
Wyoming 10,860 $56,930 34
Guam 1,460 $56,600
South Carolina 91,210 $56,350 35
Missouri 160,030 $55,550 36
Indiana 154,870 $55,450 37
Kansas 65,150 $55,320 38
Nebraska 48,680 $55,270 39
West Virginia 46,120 $54,690 40
Tennessee 155,570 $54,660 41
Kentucky 101,600 $53,700 42
South Dakota 23,310 $53,230 43
Iowa 74,160 $52,670 44
Montana 21,710 $52,500 45
Louisiana 104,430 $52,120 46
Mississippi 65,380 $51,960 47
Alabama 108,640 $51,540 48
Oklahoma 82,680 $51,180 49
Arkansas 64,750 $51,030 50
North Dakota 19,160 $50,650 51
Virgin Islands 1,210 $47,650
Puerto Rico 44,270 $27,240