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: Bus drivers, transit and intercity

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 20,380 $42,210 1
Washington 7,930 $40,180 2
California 36,620 $36,430 3
Maryland 3,700 $35,970 4
Rhode Island 260 $35,040 5
Hawaii 2,360 $34,110 6
Alaska 500 $33,070 7
Wisconsin 3,130 $32,920 8
New Jersey 6,110 $32,350 9
Minnesota 3,610 $32,150 10
Maine 660 $31,610 11
New Hampshire 230 $30,870 12
Massachusetts 2,510 $30,490 13
Texas 10,360 $30,220 14
Colorado 3,460 $29,670 15
Kentucky 1,800 $29,540 16
Utah 2,190 $29,460 17
Michigan 5,580 $29,310 18
Nebraska 590 $28,910 19
Nevada 2,220 $28,420 20
Connecticut 2,250 $28,120 21
Vermont 320 $27,910 22
Georgia 3,560 $27,190 23
Virginia 3,450 $26,930 24
Arizona 2,810 $26,850 25
Florida 9,560 $26,560 26
Indiana 2,140 $26,190 27.5
North Carolina 3,150 $26,190 27.5
New Mexico 680 $26,160 29
Tennessee 3,160 $26,090 30
Idaho 420 $25,600 31
Montana 510 $25,570 32
Oklahoma 820 $24,800 33
North Dakota 150 $24,270 34
Iowa 1,960 $24,150 35
West Virginia 630 $23,810 36
Arkansas 300 $23,320 37
South Dakota 320 $22,890 38
Kansas 510 $22,600 39
Puerto Rico 900 $20,740
South Carolina 1,420 $20,670 40
Alabama 2,320 $19,770 41
Mississippi 750 $18,870 42
Guam 310 $15,990