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: Physical therapist aides

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Delaware 200 $30,420 1
New Hampshire 130 $27,990 2
Massachusetts 1,140 $27,730 3
Connecticut 670 $27,480 4
Minnesota 290 $27,260 5
California 5,030 $26,860 6
Hawaii 180 $26,470 7
New Mexico 230 $26,340 8
Maryland 1,340 $26,270 9
Colorado 470 $25,540 10
Illinois 2,460 $25,490 11
New York 2,770 $25,340 12
Washington 1,010 $25,220 13
Michigan 1,420 $24,850 14
Nevada 300 $24,670 15
Wisconsin 1,340 $24,610 16
Oregon 560 $23,770 17
Ohio 1,450 $23,290 18
Pennsylvania 1,900 $23,280 19
Arizona 1,110 $23,020 20
Virginia 780 $22,970 21
New Jersey 1,950 $22,830 22
Montana 210 $22,820 23
Indiana 790 $22,370 24
Florida 2,180 $22,350 25
North Carolina 770 $22,230 26
Tennessee 860 $22,110 27
South Dakota 110 $22,060 28
Maine 170 $21,910 29
Iowa 750 $21,870 30.5
Kansas 400 $21,870 30.5
West Virginia 250 $21,830 32
Kentucky 650 $21,630 33
Missouri 690 $21,480 34
North Dakota 120 $21,360 35
Nebraska 320 $21,230 36
Idaho 310 $20,900 37
Georgia 800 $20,260 38
Arkansas 370 $20,050 39
South Carolina 350 $19,830 40
Texas 4,940 $19,290 41
Alabama 560 $19,170 42
Oklahoma 710 $18,810 43
Louisiana 1,030 $18,730 44
Utah 740 $18,110 45
Mississippi 400 $17,930 46