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: First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 740 $64,360 1
Virgin Islands 270 $60,450
Washington 11,520 $58,920 2
District of Columbia 390 $58,750 3
Delaware 1,320 $58,570 4
Connecticut 9,440 $57,920 5
Michigan 28,690 $57,350 6
New Jersey 17,470 $55,250 7
Massachusetts 13,410 $54,370 8
Maryland 7,720 $53,540 9
Illinois 32,520 $53,450 10
Pennsylvania 29,450 $52,830 11
Virginia 14,300 $52,540 12
Wyoming 1,380 $52,110 13
Rhode Island 2,800 $52,010 14
New York 27,710 $51,710 15
California 63,290 $51,420 16
Florida 21,790 $51,280 17
Wisconsin 21,720 $51,240 18
Nevada 3,840 $51,160 19
Colorado 6,620 $51,080 20
Vermont 1,650 $50,770 21
New Hampshire 3,750 $50,640 22
West Virginia 3,750 $50,220 23
South Carolina 12,670 $50,150 24
Ohio 39,520 $50,140 25
Minnesota 16,040 $49,750 26
Texas 54,010 $49,530 27
Hawaii 1,270 $49,470 28
Oregon 9,080 $49,060 29
Indiana 24,950 $49,000 30
Missouri 10,620 $48,820 31
Louisiana 8,870 $48,670 32
Utah 6,100 $48,290 33
North Dakota 1,530 $48,120 34
Kentucky 13,400 $48,070 35
Arizona 8,510 $48,000 36
New Mexico 2,830 $47,670 37
Nebraska 4,730 $47,500 38
Iowa 9,760 $47,350 39
Alabama 15,120 $47,060 40
North Carolina 27,500 $47,000 41
Oklahoma 7,310 $46,720 42
Maine 3,920 $46,530 43
Kansas 9,210 $46,480 44
Georgia 23,390 $46,160 45
Idaho 2,860 $44,660 46.5
Tennessee 18,720 $44,660 46.5
Montana 1,240 $44,500 48
Arkansas 7,800 $43,770 49
South Dakota 1,620 $43,640 50
Mississippi 8,760 $42,530 51
Guam 100 $38,440
Puerto Rico 5,480 $38,270