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: Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 180 $46,970 1
Nevada 1,050 $43,000 2
Washington 2,690 $42,200 3
Maryland 3,150 $39,740 4
Hawaii 520 $39,230 5
New York 12,270 $35,530 6
Delaware 740 $35,250 7
Connecticut 2,670 $34,740 8
Massachusetts 4,860 $34,690 9
Colorado 3,000 $33,970 10
Oregon 1,420 $33,270 11
New Jersey 5,440 $32,610 12
Idaho 830 $31,750 13
New Hampshire 900 $31,450 14
California 11,920 $30,580 15
Missouri 6,470 $30,430 16
Virginia 3,120 $30,020 17
Illinois 11,640 $29,930 18
Florida 7,660 $29,200 19
Minnesota 3,620 $29,010 20
Georgia 6,400 $28,970 21
New Mexico 870 $28,710 22
Michigan 6,820 $28,620 23
Tennessee 6,270 $28,410 24
Indiana 4,870 $28,020 25
Maine 1,260 $28,010 26
North Carolina 7,890 $27,880 27
North Dakota 480 $27,650 28
Vermont 470 $27,620 29
South Carolina 4,000 $27,470 30
Utah 1,760 $27,260 31
Texas 13,060 $27,240 32
Pennsylvania 12,920 $27,210 33
Nebraska 490 $26,910 34
Iowa 2,140 $26,450 35
Ohio 10,020 $26,280 36
Arizona 2,530 $25,960 37
Wisconsin 6,150 $25,670 38
Louisiana 2,630 $25,440 39
Mississippi 1,590 $25,360 40
Alabama 2,830 $24,920 41
South Dakota 710 $24,840 42
Wyoming 360 $24,590 43
Kentucky 3,790 $24,560 44
Arkansas 1,960 $24,370 45
Kansas 1,890 $23,590 46
West Virginia 1,860 $21,780 47
Oklahoma 3,790 $21,620 48
Montana 610 $21,280 49
Puerto Rico 2,300 $18,670