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: Pharmacists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 23,700 $106,150 1
Maine 1,170 $102,300 2
Alaska 370 $101,290 3
Minnesota 4,620 $99,800 4
Kentucky 3,580 $98,910 5
Illinois 9,380 $97,770 6
Tennessee 5,680 $97,600 7
Wisconsin 4,630 $97,250 8
Vermont 470 $96,700 9
Idaho 1,320 $96,670 10
Connecticut 2,530 $96,470 11
Texas 16,580 $96,290 12
North Carolina 6,990 $94,720 13
New Hampshire 1,040 $94,690 14
Utah 1,890 $94,580 15
Michigan 8,370 $94,450 16
Georgia 7,180 $94,370 17
Nevada 2,060 $94,070 18
West Virginia 1,800 $94,050 19
South Carolina 3,500 $93,630 20
Colorado 3,890 $93,480 21
Missouri 4,900 $93,370 22
Virginia 5,570 $92,660 23
Oregon 2,980 $92,640 24
New York 13,970 $92,560 25
New Jersey 7,580 $92,300 26
Florida 17,020 $92,030 27
Alabama 4,360 $91,250 28
Ohio 9,970 $90,710 29
Delaware 670 $90,680 30
Washington 4,920 $90,600 31
Arkansas 2,590 $90,440 32
Maryland 4,160 $90,100 33
Arizona 4,550 $89,870 34
Hawaii 1,210 $89,240 35
New Mexico 1,360 $88,760 36
Indiana 5,460 $88,510 37
Rhode Island 910 $87,890 38
Mississippi 2,290 $87,840 39
Iowa 2,590 $86,590 40
Wyoming 430 $85,740 41
Pennsylvania 11,690 $85,050 42
Oklahoma 3,000 $84,800 43
Louisiana 3,740 $84,520 44
Massachusetts 5,930 $83,510 45
Kansas 2,240 $83,420 46
Nebraska 1,950 $82,820 47
South Dakota 990 $82,180 48
Montana 920 $81,300 49
District of Columbia 550 $78,690 50
North Dakota 680 $75,340 51
Puerto Rico 1,620 $52,340