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: Real estate brokers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Nevada 390 $147,170 1
Arizona 2,360 $105,340 2
California 4,980 $104,460 3
New Mexico 190 $97,870 4
Maine 280 $95,640 5
New Jersey 1,110 $93,890 6
Texas 2,890 $93,530 7
Connecticut 370 $92,860 8
Georgia 1,590 $92,150 9
New Hampshire 120 $91,020 10
Florida 3,680 $90,990 11
Washington 730 $88,120 12
Oklahoma 730 $86,860 13
Kansas 300 $80,470 14
Delaware 150 $78,000 15
Colorado 1,560 $73,720 16
Wisconsin 570 $72,000 17
Utah 750 $70,520 18
Oregon 1,130 $70,360 19
Illinois 3,110 $69,700 20
Pennsylvania 1,310 $69,320 21
Missouri 710 $66,120 22
Louisiana 110 $65,000 23
District of Columbia 420 $59,500 24
Nebraska 140 $56,330 25
West Virginia 100 $55,450 26
Iowa 280 $52,610 27
Ohio 1,200 $51,740 28
North Carolina 4,640 $42,030 29