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, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Delaware 1,070 $92,080 1
Massachusetts 18,450 $85,280 2
Connecticut 7,610 $82,370 3
Maryland 6,460 $80,820 4
Colorado 6,800 $79,950 5
New Jersey 13,830 $79,830 6
Minnesota 6,980 $79,320 7
Georgia 14,140 $78,760 8
New York 17,880 $78,740 9
California 42,950 $77,480 10
Washington 9,800 $77,060 11
Pennsylvania 15,790 $75,330 12
Oregon 5,760 $75,310 13
Kentucky 4,150 $74,940 14
Wisconsin 7,450 $74,640 15
Michigan 11,090 $74,180 16
Missouri 8,810 $74,160 17
Virginia 9,950 $74,080 18
Alabama 4,140 $72,540 19
District of Columbia 1,260 $71,340 20
Illinois 20,040 $70,180 21
Texas 25,630 $70,060 22
New Hampshire 3,460 $69,650 23
Indiana 7,920 $69,590 24
Ohio 11,440 $68,880 25
Kansas 3,720 $68,370 26
Florida 27,260 $68,150 27
Tennessee 8,150 $67,800 28
Iowa 4,750 $67,350 29
Utah 5,340 $66,840 30
Hawaii 420 $65,250 31
Wyoming 670 $64,430 32
Louisiana 4,040 $63,910 33
Nebraska 2,290 $63,210 34
Vermont 770 $62,550 35
North Carolina 15,080 $62,360 36
Alaska 260 $62,050 37
South Carolina 4,420 $61,850 38
New Mexico 1,720 $61,280 39
Mississippi 1,100 $59,980 40
South Dakota 1,710 $59,750 41
West Virginia 1,200 $58,660 42
Oklahoma 4,660 $58,520 43
North Dakota 630 $58,170 44
Arizona 11,130 $54,010 45
Arkansas 2,380 $53,430 46
Puerto Rico 2,700 $53,150
Montana 480 $48,700 47