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: Athletic trainers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 440 $47,590 1
Michigan 470 $42,210 2
Wisconsin 430 $41,630 3
Washington 270 $41,610 4
New Hampshire 130 $41,430 5
Ohio 700 $41,240 6
Texas 1,680 $41,140 7
Kentucky 300 $40,150 8
Nebraska 100 $39,850 9
Colorado 300 $39,330 10
Kansas 150 $39,270 11
Connecticut 190 $39,200 12
Oregon 160 $38,790 13
Florida 610 $38,500 14
Illinois 1,350 $38,460 15
New York 650 $37,990 16
Georgia 270 $37,440 17
Massachusetts 780 $37,250 18
Tennessee 270 $36,990 19
Minnesota 310 $36,840 20
Louisiana 170 $36,820 21
California 1,160 $36,660 22
Virginia 210 $36,430 23
Indiana 380 $36,050 24
Mississippi 100 $35,990 25
Missouri 580 $35,800 26
Pennsylvania 760 $35,590 27
Arizona 260 $34,650 28
North Carolina 300 $33,620 29
Iowa 210 $33,450 30
Nevada 120 $33,170 31
West Virginia 110 $31,900 32
Alabama 140 $31,440 33
Oklahoma 210 $29,530 34