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: Sales representatives, services, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 4,700 $69,980 1
New Jersey 21,990 $67,800 2
Massachusetts 11,170 $64,100 3
District of Columbia 1,490 $63,400 4
Pennsylvania 10,030 $62,890 5
Virginia 21,080 $62,740 6
California 91,680 $61,790 7
Maryland 7,820 $60,200 8
Hawaii 1,800 $59,860 9
New York 28,390 $59,270 10
Delaware 1,600 $58,890 11
Washington 11,720 $58,730 12
Minnesota 12,720 $57,820 13
Colorado 12,700 $55,600 14
Texas 34,980 $55,350 15
Michigan 11,420 $55,260 16
Illinois 24,990 $55,030 17
New Hampshire 2,080 $54,600 18
Wisconsin 8,910 $54,460 19
Florida 54,190 $53,710 20
Missouri 10,260 $53,570 21
Indiana 9,940 $52,990 22
North Carolina 11,670 $52,630 23
Vermont 470 $52,100 24
Kansas 5,680 $50,740 25.5
Georgia 9,030 $50,740 25.5
Montana 540 $49,850 27
Maine 1,240 $49,290 28
Tennessee 8,180 $48,920 29
Ohio 13,850 $48,660 30
Alaska 490 $48,460 31
Nevada 4,030 $48,370 32
Oregon 7,780 $47,840 33
Arizona 4,840 $47,510 34
Iowa 4,630 $47,370 35
Wyoming 270 $47,300 36
Nebraska 4,110 $46,830 37
Arkansas 2,090 $46,140 38
Utah 3,160 $45,910 39
Kentucky 5,260 $44,420 40
North Dakota 310 $43,880 41
South Carolina 2,350 $43,620 42
Alabama 3,280 $42,880 43
West Virginia 990 $42,070 44
New Mexico 1,030 $40,580 45
Oklahoma 3,340 $36,970 46
Guam 110 $36,640
Puerto Rico 1,060 $28,540