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).

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Occupation Selected: Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 3,290 $44,140 1
New York 14,480 $39,820 2
Utah 1,690 $39,670 3
California 29,950 $38,840 4
New Jersey 6,950 $38,350 5
Massachusetts 6,300 $37,680 6
Washington 5,660 $37,130 7
Oregon 2,600 $35,220 8
Colorado 6,450 $33,920 9
Maryland 4,560 $33,760 10
District of Columbia 530 $32,800 11
Nevada 1,690 $32,770 12
Illinois 10,870 $32,680 13
Rhode Island 1,150 $32,420 14
Virginia 6,640 $32,320 15
Idaho 990 $31,890 16
Alaska 610 $31,790 17
Texas 10,100 $31,730 18
Florida 10,560 $31,260 19
Tennessee 2,850 $28,870 20
Hawaii 700 $28,330 21
Arizona 4,460 $27,810 22
South Carolina 2,770 $27,740 23
North Carolina 5,330 $27,520 24
Nebraska 1,350 $27,430 25
Montana 790 $27,360 26
Georgia 3,790 $27,240 27
Louisiana 1,200 $27,190 28
New Hampshire 1,570 $27,150 29
Maine 880 $26,920 30
Vermont 610 $26,840 31
Minnesota 4,070 $26,410 32
Mississippi 1,100 $26,110 33
Michigan 6,340 $25,770 34
Kansas 2,240 $25,260 35
Alabama 2,460 $24,820 36
Oklahoma 1,830 $24,500 37
Delaware 560 $24,430 38
Pennsylvania 11,500 $23,600 39
Kentucky 1,150 $23,300 40
Ohio 5,760 $23,150 41
New Mexico 710 $22,950 42.5
Indiana 3,410 $22,950 42.5
Missouri 4,200 $22,320 44
Iowa 1,670 $22,300 45
South Dakota 680 $21,360 46.5
Wisconsin 4,150 $21,360 46.5
Wyoming 430 $21,050 48
Arkansas 710 $20,800 49
North Dakota 600 $20,010 50
West Virginia 1,030 $19,730 51
Puerto Rico 430 $15,070