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: Occupational therapist assistants

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 1,290 $50,480 1
Florida 1,210 $49,680 2
Tennessee 340 $47,780 3
Texas 1,640 $45,400 4
New Jersey 570 $44,810 5
Kentucky 200 $44,670 6
Virginia 500 $44,510 7
Connecticut 520 $44,280 8
Ohio 2,300 $44,180 9
Delaware 180 $44,170 10
Alabama 230 $43,780 11
Washington 330 $43,000 12
Oklahoma 460 $42,500 13
Arizona 180 $42,300 14
Oregon 150 $42,130 15
Kansas 250 $41,960 16
West Virginia 130 $41,820 17
Maryland 240 $41,740 18
Massachusetts 970 $40,950 19
Indiana 640 $40,930 20
Pennsylvania 1,530 $40,810 21
Louisiana 260 $40,760 22
Utah 130 $40,730 23
South Carolina 380 $40,200 24
Michigan 830 $40,030 25
New York 1,660 $39,820 26
Illinois 1,680 $39,220 27
North Carolina 730 $39,120 28
New Mexico 150 $38,810 29
Mississippi 170 $38,770 30
Colorado 280 $38,730 31
Georgia 390 $38,700 32
Wisconsin 680 $38,670 33
Missouri 590 $38,090 34
Rhode Island 130 $37,850 35
New Hampshire 110 $36,710 36
Iowa 380 $36,540 37
Minnesota 410 $36,480 38