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: Agricultural inspectors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 360 $45,600 1
New Jersey 240 $44,970 2
Ohio 290 $44,850 3
Illinois 410 $42,990 4
Virginia 420 $42,710 5
Louisiana 330 $41,970 6
Texas 700 $41,730 7
Pennsylvania 220 $41,510 8
Minnesota 330 $41,380 9
Nebraska 350 $41,370 10
California 1,930 $41,050 11
Missouri 230 $40,800 12
Delaware 210 $39,190 13
Kansas 400 $38,980 14
Iowa 500 $38,620 15
Indiana 270 $38,170 16
Arkansas 550 $38,030 17
North Carolina 460 $37,610 18
Washington 570 $37,370 19
Wisconsin 290 $37,050 20
Colorado 290 $36,950 21
Alabama 620 $36,650 22
Idaho 270 $36,530 23
Florida 500 $36,520 24
Kentucky 250 $36,330 25.5
Mississippi 340 $36,330 25.5
Tennessee 320 $36,050 27
North Dakota 130 $35,930 28
Utah 110 $35,460 29
Oregon 240 $35,080 30
South Carolina 160 $34,900 31
Georgia 920 $34,610 32
Arizona 280 $34,160 33
Oklahoma 300 $31,850 34
South Dakota 100 $30,430 35
Nevada 120 $24,940 36
Puerto Rico 140 $22,280