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: Physical therapists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 13,510 $75,710 1
Nevada 730 $75,200 2
New Jersey 5,760 $74,770 3
Texas 9,040 $73,440 4
Oklahoma 1,940 $72,260 5
Connecticut 3,030 $71,440 6
Louisiana 2,180 $71,310 7
Mississippi 1,340 $70,500 8
West Virginia 1,090 $69,550 9
Tennessee 3,310 $69,500 10
Rhode Island 870 $69,470 11
Idaho 790 $69,380 12
Florida 10,080 $68,930 13
Alabama 1,740 $68,700 14
Washington 3,620 $68,160 15
Michigan 5,540 $68,040 16
Ohio 6,290 $67,900 17
Virginia 3,390 $67,860 18
Maryland 3,590 $67,790 19
New York 11,810 $67,580 20
Pennsylvania 8,630 $67,540 21
Utah 1,110 $67,000 22
Illinois 6,340 $66,990 23
Georgia 3,200 $66,600 24
North Carolina 3,950 $66,500 25
Kentucky 1,920 $65,930 26
South Carolina 2,030 $65,720 27
Massachusetts 6,030 $65,030 28
Arizona 2,540 $64,890 29
Indiana 3,650 $64,740 30
Maine 900 $64,100 31
Wisconsin 3,680 $64,090 32
Delaware 450 $63,770 33
Oregon 1,830 $63,730 34
Kansas 1,270 $63,280 35
Nebraska 970 $62,810 36
Wyoming 260 $62,300 37
Missouri 3,410 $62,110 38
District of Columbia 380 $62,030 39
North Dakota 490 $61,860 40
New Hampshire 940 $61,790 41
Minnesota 2,880 $61,470 42
Iowa 1,510 $61,190 43
Arkansas 1,100 $60,790 44
Hawaii 560 $60,710 45
South Dakota 530 $60,340 46
Colorado 3,250 $60,120 47
New Mexico 980 $57,770 48
Vermont 620 $56,980 49
Montana 720 $55,670 50
Puerto Rico 590 $29,470