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: First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives

Click on state name to filter.
State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New Jersey 3,730 $98,830 1
District of Columbia 650 $95,050 2
California 7,260 $94,450 3
Nevada 880 $82,080 4
Delaware 170 $80,320 5
Colorado 1,060 $78,970 6
Illinois 3,030 $78,170 7
Alaska 250 $77,810 8
Washington 1,730 $76,650 9
Florida 3,150 $75,140 10
Massachusetts 2,580 $75,010 11
Maryland 1,890 $74,240 12
Connecticut 1,510 $73,650 13
Arizona 2,420 $72,970 14
Virginia 2,140 $72,940 15
Oregon 1,210 $70,000 16
Pennsylvania 3,700 $69,240 17
Texas 3,140 $68,170 18
Michigan 2,840 $66,840 19
Hawaii 730 $66,370 20
Rhode Island 470 $65,900 21
Minnesota 1,990 $65,000 22
Wisconsin 1,310 $62,750 23
Vermont 130 $62,630 24
Ohio 3,920 $61,540 25
Utah 800 $60,500 26
New Hampshire 430 $60,250 27
Idaho 630 $58,340 28
Kansas 1,100 $58,310 29
Montana 260 $58,130 30
Iowa 650 $58,080 31
Missouri 1,610 $57,160 32
Kentucky 1,260 $56,170 33
North Dakota 140 $56,000 34
Indiana 1,910 $55,980 35
South Dakota 140 $54,180 36
Georgia 2,950 $53,110 37
New Mexico 890 $53,100 38
Nebraska 490 $52,960 39
Wyoming 230 $52,690 40
North Carolina 3,580 $52,330 41
Maine 380 $52,060 42
Tennessee 1,530 $50,980 43
West Virginia 250 $50,810 44
Alabama 880 $50,340 45
Louisiana 1,680 $48,870 46
South Carolina 950 $47,810 47
Arkansas 550 $46,760 48
Oklahoma 1,250 $46,360 49
Mississippi 720 $40,970 50
Puerto Rico 2,810 $31,260