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.

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Colorado 480 $32,680 1
New Jersey 330 $30,250 2
Michigan 450 $26,840 3
New York 110 $26,650 4
Iowa 290 $26,470 5
Oregon 150 $26,150 6
Arizona 1,500 $25,510 7
Washington 300 $24,720 8
Nevada 3,020 $24,270 9
Wisconsin 110 $24,260 10
Indiana 250 $24,250 11
Louisiana 1,260 $24,230 12
California 2,390 $24,180 13
Mississippi 850 $24,050 14
Oklahoma 140 $19,620 15