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: Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Nevada 540 $47,400 1
Washington 1,590 $42,600 2
Minnesota 1,390 $39,040 3
Alaska 200 $38,880 4
Oregon 1,050 $38,500 5
Hawaii 230 $37,330 6
New York 5,220 $37,000 7
Colorado 1,900 $36,990 8
Massachusetts 2,660 $36,350 9
Connecticut 1,380 $36,330 10
Wisconsin 1,430 $36,060 11
Illinois 4,390 $35,960 12
New Jersey 3,620 $35,950 13
Maryland 1,520 $35,900 14
Michigan 2,580 $35,270 15
Delaware 270 $35,160 16.5
Rhode Island 310 $35,160 16.5
Ohio 4,300 $35,120 18
Vermont 210 $33,620 19
Florida 6,260 $33,090 20
Virginia 2,490 $32,970 21
Arizona 1,530 $32,740 22
Idaho 580 $31,950 23
New Hampshire 680 $31,930 24
Maine 540 $31,540 25
Wyoming 350 $31,020 26
Iowa 740 $31,010 27
Pennsylvania 3,230 $30,860 28
Utah 560 $30,710 29
North Dakota 160 $29,550 30
Kansas 1,190 $29,070 31
Texas 7,880 $29,030 32
Tennessee 2,730 $27,890 33
North Carolina 3,030 $27,850 34
Indiana 2,270 $27,650 35
Montana 400 $27,510 36
Louisiana 2,190 $27,240 37
Georgia 3,160 $27,030 38
Missouri 2,310 $26,810 39
Kentucky 2,160 $26,030 40
South Carolina 1,270 $25,900 41
Nebraska 840 $25,880 42
New Mexico 640 $25,690 43
South Dakota 340 $25,640 44
Alabama 2,240 $24,860 45
Arkansas 780 $22,770 46
Oklahoma 1,840 $22,430 47
Mississippi 1,270 $21,920 48
West Virginia 860 $21,310 49