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).

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Occupation Selected: Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 640 $30,780 1
Connecticut 3,400 $27,690 2
New York 10,760 $26,740 3
Nevada 9,620 $25,890 4
Washington 2,400 $25,870 5
New Jersey 7,280 $25,180 6
Illinois 4,480 $24,620 7
Massachusetts 5,270 $24,190 8
Delaware 440 $23,980 9
California 17,640 $23,820 10
Rhode Island 680 $23,060 11
Minnesota 3,850 $22,630 12
Maryland 4,760 $22,370 13
Alaska 360 $22,260 14
Virginia 4,210 $21,890 15
Hawaii 1,390 $21,870 16
Utah 980 $21,830 17
Colorado 1,860 $21,550 18
Arizona 2,470 $21,420 19
Michigan 4,180 $21,120 20
New Hampshire 1,010 $20,860 21
Missouri 3,100 $20,690 22.5
Vermont 440 $20,690 22.5
Ohio 5,350 $20,400 24
Oregon 1,240 $20,110 25
Oklahoma 1,260 $20,070 26
Pennsylvania 6,890 $19,750 27.5
Wisconsin 3,660 $19,750 27.5
Nebraska 1,520 $19,640 29
Florida 8,220 $19,570 30
North Carolina 2,890 $19,560 31
Georgia 2,960 $19,490 32
Maine 550 $19,370 33
South Dakota 370 $19,360 34
Texas 9,000 $19,290 35
Idaho 400 $19,010 36
Kentucky 2,290 $18,880 37
Mississippi 1,100 $18,520 38
Iowa 1,480 $18,500 39
Wyoming 220 $18,390 40
Tennessee 1,600 $18,260 41
Indiana 3,210 $17,990 42
Kansas 1,140 $17,960 43
North Dakota 540 $17,750 44
New Mexico 1,140 $17,640 45
South Carolina 1,600 $17,610 46
Montana 480 $17,210 47.5
Louisiana 1,720 $17,210 47.5
Puerto Rico 1,340 $16,940
Alabama 1,040 $16,770 49
West Virginia 780 $16,440 50
Arkansas 640 $15,560 51