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: Tour guides and escorts

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Idaho 340 $27,610 1
New Mexico 280 $26,550 2
Washington 400 $26,080 3
Michigan 670 $25,950 4
West Virginia 430 $25,430 5
Nevada 880 $25,310 6
Alaska 820 $25,260 7
California 2,010 $25,230 8
District of Columbia 170 $25,000 9
Colorado 620 $24,680 10
Massachusetts 990 $23,920 11
Minnesota 820 $23,540 12
New York 1,960 $23,420 13
Pennsylvania 1,820 $23,350 14
Illinois 880 $23,090 15
Oregon 640 $22,950 16
Hawaii 1,960 $22,920 17
Arkansas 120 $22,110 18
Utah 410 $22,090 19
Georgia 720 $22,070 20
Virginia 1,280 $21,580 21
Ohio 410 $21,200 22
Kentucky 420 $21,150 23
Texas 1,310 $20,570 24
New Hampshire 100 $20,260 25.5
Connecticut 400 $20,260 25.5
Louisiana 360 $20,080 27
Florida 1,380 $19,330 28
Guam 170 $19,270
Iowa 340 $19,220 29
South Dakota 240 $19,040 30
New Jersey 450 $18,950 31
Mississippi 100 $18,730 32
Missouri 490 $18,600 33
Maryland 550 $18,470 34
Tennessee 790 $18,250 35
North Carolina 630 $18,000 36
South Carolina 500 $17,970 37
Indiana 400 $17,890 38
Wisconsin 750 $17,600 39
North Dakota 110 $17,330 40
Montana 510 $16,370 41
Puerto Rico 200 $16,370
Kansas 170 $16,310 42