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 Jobs Average
Salary
Nat.
Rank
All Occupations 609,400 $61,500 1
Management occupations 64,190 $106,790 3
Chief executives 2,600 $165,550 4
General and operations managers 19,690 $117,210 6
Advertising and promotions managers 500 $75,050 23
Marketing managers 860 $98,210 17
Sales managers 750 $87,800 33
Public relations managers 1,140 $130,070 1
Administrative services managers 6,080 $75,500 13
Computer and information systems managers 3,060 $111,760 8
Financial managers 5,020 $109,930 3
Compensation and benefits managers 900 $79,300 17
Training and development managers 370 $108,620 3
Human resources managers, all other 550 $114,740 2
Purchasing managers 1,100 $108,340 2
Transportation, storage, and distribution managers 500 $106,090 1
Construction managers 420 $84,640 18
Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 460 $42,170 20
Education administrators, postsecondary 520 $82,610 19
Education administrators, all other 600 $92,520 1
Engineering managers 1,730 $112,580 13
Food service managers 870 $54,790 7
Lodging managers 180 $69,660 3
Medical and health services managers 1,270 $78,950 21
Natural sciences managers 1,360 $107,740 12
Property, real estate, and community association managers 1,050 $75,240 4
Social and community service managers 720 $64,170 5
Managers, all other 11,180 $110,890 1
Business and financial operations occupations 69,820 $74,650 1
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 100 $51,560 17
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 2,400 $73,690 1
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 980 $59,010 3
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 2,660 $69,910 1
Cost estimators 240 $76,130 1
Emergency management specialists 130 $57,320 8
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 1,790 $62,390 1
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 530 $66,870 1
Training and development specialists 1,640 $67,220 1
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 3,630 $82,230 1
Logisticians 690 $79,660 2
Management analysts 12,860 $75,280 21
Meeting and convention planners 1,450 $50,890 5
Business operations specialists, all other 20,470 $81,630 1
Accountants and auditors 11,200 $68,720 3
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 150 $63,090 3
Budget analysts 2,030 $73,240 1
Financial analysts 2,480 $81,260 9
Personal financial advisors 510 $53,400 40
Insurance underwriters 290 $59,460 12
Financial examiners 350 $101,180 1
Loan counselors 230 $57,400 2
Loan officers 590 $58,280 24
Financial specialists, all other 1,590 $81,620 1
Computer and mathematical occupations 33,710 $75,080 7
Computer and information scientists, research 390 $95,070 9
Computer programmers 2,660 $71,030 12
Computer software engineers, applications 3,180 $78,430 18
Computer software engineers, systems software 2,070 $80,470 20
Computer support specialists 4,280 $49,970 6
Computer systems analysts 4,260 $75,540 10
Database administrators 1,570 $63,460 25
Network and computer systems administrators 4,120 $71,580 8
Network systems and data communications analysts 1,870 $70,000 9
Computer specialists, all other 7,410 $89,560 1
Actuaries 150 $84,170 22
Operations research analysts 910 $82,940 4
Statisticians 760 $91,000 1
Architecture and engineering occupations 11,820 $86,550 1
Architects, except landscape and naval 1,770 $67,460 25
Landscape architects 120 $81,460 1
Aerospace engineers 210 $104,210 1
Chemical engineers 120 $92,860 4
Civil engineers 930 $87,180 1
Computer hardware engineers 320 $92,110 7
Electrical engineers 830 $87,040 4
Electronics engineers, except computer 690 $98,520 1
Environmental engineers 1,500 $90,800 1
Industrial engineers 420 $87,100 1
Marine engineers and naval architects 310 $99,950 1
Mechanical engineers 550 $89,280 1
Nuclear engineers 120 $121,180 2
Engineers, all other 2,000 $111,010 1
Architectural and civil drafters 130 $42,710 17
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 500 $63,120 1
Environmental engineering technicians 110 $60,660 1
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 370 $67,070 2
Life, physical, and social science occupations 23,360 $79,400 1
Soil and plant scientists 150 $82,980 1
Biochemists and biophysicists 190 $73,090 10
Microbiologists 160 $77,100 3
Zoologists and wildlife biologists 220 $85,240 1
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 840 $75,000 9
Physicists 490 $111,440 2
Chemists 550 $82,100 2
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 1,520 $90,320 1
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 110 $92,190 3
Physical scientists, all other 680 $104,830 1
Economists 3,820 $97,270 2
Market research analysts 3,150 $68,630 8
Survey researchers 770 $52,980 5
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 670 $61,390 25
Sociologists 710 $87,000 1
Urban and regional planners 250 $81,480 1
Anthropologists and archeologists 330 $50,030 11
Historians 280 $81,010 1
Political scientists 2,570 $95,080 2
Social scientists and related workers, all other 2,380 $78,240 3
Biological technicians 360 $41,540 6
Social science research assistants 1,110 $37,140 10
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health 210 $57,430 1
Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 580 $44,010 15
Community and social services occupations 8,420 $46,390 1
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 400 $37,450 19
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 680 $45,900 29
Mental health counselors 560 $32,710 43
Rehabilitation counselors 480 $37,150 8
Child, family, and school social workers 720 $51,990 3
Medical and public health social workers 840 $56,150 2
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 510 $45,920 6
Social workers, all other 280 $60,240 1
Health educators 910 $62,670 2
Social and human service assistants 1,940 $37,520 2
Community and social service specialists, all other 810 $48,980 1
Legal occupations 37,520 $118,110 1
Lawyers 28,230 $138,850 1
Paralegals and legal assistants 6,740 $54,410 1
Court reporters 460 $42,490 13
Law clerks 810 $52,760 2
Education, training, and library occupations 32,220 $54,550 2
Business teachers, postsecondary 1,260 $67,200 25
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 290 $56,340 35
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 330 $64,560 10
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 550 $76,460 20
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 220 $66,070 22
Chemistry teachers, postsecondary 140 $60,840 25
Physics teachers, postsecondary 170 $77,940 6
Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary 100 $56,070 18
Economics teachers, postsecondary 240 $60,490 30
Political science teachers, postsecondary 420 $61,340 25
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 430 $57,190 32
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 140 $63,380 10
Health specialties teachers, postsecondary 1,480 $88,580 11
Education teachers, postsecondary 460 $53,910 20
Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary 120 $53,310 12
Law teachers, postsecondary 920 $100,470 5
Social work teachers, postsecondary 310 $77,990 1
Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary 690 $70,880 1
Communications teachers, postsecondary 310 $59,300 7
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 850 $61,210 8
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 160 $62,310 6
History teachers, postsecondary 220 $55,930 28
Philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary 190 $57,670 19
Graduate teaching assistants 190 $31,350 8
Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary 100 $61,200 2
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 160 $50,850 5
Preschool teachers, except special education 1,270 $31,000 4
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 350 $35,350 44
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 360 $45,910 21
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 280 $32,580 43
Self-enrichment education teachers 810 $41,060 10
Teachers and instructors, all other 1,150 $44,420 10
Archivists 160 $63,480 1
Curators 130 $72,830 1
Museum technicians and conservators 550 $54,220 1
Librarians 1,550 $61,770 1
Library technicians 930 $41,050 1
Instructional coordinators 1,280 $68,330 3
Teacher assistants 3,170 $21,470 24
Education, training, and library workers, all other 220 $33,450 25
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations 27,950 $68,290 1
Art directors 220 $73,550 6
Artists and related workers, all other 1,210 $73,350 1
Graphic designers 1,410 $60,180 1
Interior designers 470 $63,820 1
Set and exhibit designers 130 $61,900 2
Producers and directors 1,110 $70,080 6
Coaches and scouts 460 $58,810 1
Reporters and correspondents 1,940 $59,320 2
Public relations specialists 9,450 $84,330 1
Editors 3,470 $58,490 3
Technical writers 610 $62,140 10
Writers and authors 2,710 $61,690 5
Interpreters and translators 110 $56,820 1
Media and communication workers, all other 190 $76,460 1
Audio and video equipment technicians 390 $39,300 9
Broadcast technicians 490 $50,510 2
Sound engineering technicians 130 $49,480 6
Photographers 180 $46,320 2
Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture 180 $59,360 2
Media and communication equipment workers, all other 460 $75,240 1
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 25,040 $64,290 15
Dentists, general 310 $134,040 38
Dietitians and nutritionists 170 $56,150 3
Optometrists 100 $73,840 43
Pharmacists 550 $78,690 50
Psychiatrists 370 $111,070 34
Physician assistants 500 $65,850 39
Registered nurses 7,930 $63,120 13
Audiologists 170 $69,750 2
Occupational therapists 270 $53,960 40
Physical therapists 380 $62,030 39
Radiation therapists 190 $55,140 34
Recreational therapists 150 $46,760 1
Respiratory therapists 350 $45,800 26
Speech-language pathologists 250 $64,170 11
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 330 $95,600 15
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 730 $47,500 32
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 540 $40,010 4
Dental hygienists 190 $68,480 12
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians 130 $45,750 19
Diagnostic medical sonographers 120 $55,930 30
Nuclear medicine technologists 140 $55,430 34
Radiologic technologists and technicians 610 $52,270 13
Pharmacy technicians 740 $31,420 4
Psychiatric technicians 510 $36,980 4
Surgical technologists 240 $37,930 19
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,910 $46,910 4
Medical records and health information technicians 810 $37,170 2
Opticians, dispensing 170 $33,270 15
Health technologists and technicians, all other 150 $37,290 24
Occupational health and safety specialists 250 $78,080 2
Healthcare support occupations 7,420 $28,600 4
Home health aides 970 $19,770 28
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 3,130 $26,250 6
Psychiatric aides 720 $29,610 5
Occupational therapist aides 130 $23,360 20
Physical therapist assistants 100 $36,510 38
Dental assistants 500 $37,220 2
Medical assistants 670 $33,860 1
Medical equipment preparers 180 $27,790 16
Medical transcriptionists 110 $33,130 9
Pharmacy aides 230 $27,170 1
Healthcare support workers, all other 410 $40,280 1
Protective service occupations 22,630 $47,920 1
First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives 650 $95,050 2
First-line supervisors/managers, protective service workers, all other 430 $47,390 11
Detectives and criminal investigators 2,810 $82,320 1
Security guards 10,200 $27,930 2
Food preparation and serving related occupations 40,530 $23,410 1
Chefs and head cooks 850 $49,010 1
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,110 $35,930 2
Cooks, fast food 1,090 $22,760 1
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,360 $27,970 6
Cooks, restaurant 3,530 $26,300 3
Cooks, short order 450 $24,860 2
Food preparation workers 5,360 $20,750 8
Bartenders 2,050 $24,490 3
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 5,320 $20,110 1
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,730 $22,420 1
Waiters and waitresses 9,150 $21,000 6
Food servers, nonrestaurant 1,030 $27,910 1
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 2,610 $20,750 2
Dishwashers 2,630 $20,220 1
Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,040 $22,720 1
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 24,230 $24,840 9
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 1,620 $34,930 14
First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 110 $47,120 5
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 16,500 $22,960 15
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 4,910 $26,380 1
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 810 $29,490 1
Personal care and service occupations 8,330 $30,760 1
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 190 $54,630 1
Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers 350 $22,620 3
Shampooers 120 $19,850 1
Baggage porters and bellhops 470 $22,380 7
Concierges 910 $33,400 3
Tour guides and escorts 170 $25,000 9
Child care workers 1,660 $22,850 1
Personal and home care aides 500 $21,440 8
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 530 $32,800 11
Residential advisors 1,420 $24,040 22.5
Sales and related occupations 28,110 $40,280 4
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 2,130 $41,100 11
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 760 $73,690 20
Cashiers 6,790 $21,270 4
Counter and rental clerks 1,170 $23,580 13
Parts salespersons 110 $24,990 50
Retail salespersons 6,650 $24,010 20
Advertising sales agents 1,060 $69,520 2
Insurance sales agents 550 $51,880 33
Travel agents 530 $32,810 14
Sales representatives, services, all other 1,490 $63,400 4
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,260 $71,340 20
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 1,700 $56,180 22
Real estate brokers 420 $59,500 24
Real estate sales agents 700 $79,340 1
Telemarketers 650 $22,140 33
Sales and related workers, all other 510 $60,540 1
Office and administrative support occupations 104,340 $39,450 1
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 5,140 $61,550 1
Switchboard operators, including answering service 1,800 $30,440 1
Bill and account collectors 1,240 $44,070 1
Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,600 $37,730 1
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 5,400 $39,740 1
Payroll and timekeeping clerks 1,060 $41,170 1
Procurement clerks 440 $41,990 1
Tellers 1,250 $25,390 3
Correspondence clerks 150 $44,040 1
Customer service representatives 5,700 $35,050 3
Eligibility interviewers, government programs 320 $42,820 4
File clerks 660 $32,090 1
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 680 $26,430 2
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 580 $31,410 4
Library assistants, clerical 780 $27,000 5
New accounts clerks 110 $38,780 1
Order clerks 920 $34,660 1
Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 1,700 $41,970 1
Receptionists and information clerks 4,930 $28,450 2
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 300 $30,670 16
All other information and record clerks 6,840 $41,730 1
Couriers and messengers 360 $27,110 5
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 270 $33,920 21
Postal service clerks 250 $45,080 1
Postal service mail carriers 1,080 $44,310 2
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 1,280 $43,450 1
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 500 $45,730 2.5
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,000 $34,660 2
Stock clerks and order fillers 1,440 $24,070 9
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 9,710 $46,430 2
Legal secretaries 7,120 $57,300 1
Medical secretaries 1,410 $31,650 10
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 13,900 $40,000 1
Computer operators 810 $48,420 1
Data entry keyers 1,410 $32,430 1
Word processors and typists 2,600 $31,220 17
Desktop publishers 130 $43,900 3
Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 180 $36,960 3
Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 1,570 $33,100 1
Office clerks, general 14,480 $31,080 1
Office machine operators, except computer 1,000 $28,960 1
Proofreaders and copy markers 150 $36,160 3
Statistical assistants 160 $43,990 1
Office and administrative support workers, all other 880 $34,990 3
Construction and extraction occupations 11,510 $45,030 11
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 800 $64,420 10
Brickmasons and blockmasons 300 $47,990 13
Carpenters 1,720 $48,730 6
Cement masons and concrete finishers 240 $42,470 11
Construction laborers 2,580 $29,480 21
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 490 $43,070 17
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 220 $38,560 16
Electricians 1,710 $55,470 8
Painters, construction and maintenance 520 $42,330 5
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 670 $53,110 9
Sheet metal workers 250 $51,360 6
Construction and building inspectors 210 $61,740 2
Elevator installers and repairers 140 $60,530 14
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations 8,100 $42,590 8
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 550 $60,000 11
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 330 $50,150 1
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 200 $64,380 1
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 420 $35,810 20
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 410 $49,490 2
Industrial machinery mechanics 110 $53,640 2
Maintenance and repair workers, general 4,130 $37,850 5
Locksmiths and safe repairers 150 $44,160 2
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 240 $34,120 1
Production occupations 6,770 $42,170 1
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 390 $58,750 3
Bakers 390 $25,560 13
Butchers and meat cutters 150 $27,180 26
Job printers 220 $34,640 19
Prepress technicians and workers 380 $54,840 1
Printing machine operators 920 $60,430 1
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 890 $22,850 4
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 140 $21,080 9
Stationary engineers and boiler operators 770 $56,310 2
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 140 $45,790 2
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 130 $16,930 51
Production workers, all other 130 $44,630 1
Transportation and material moving occupations 13,290 $31,330 9
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 110 $49,570 1
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 590 $45,480 48
Driver/sales workers 840 $22,090 43
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,280 $31,060 3
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 640 $30,780 1
Motor vehicle operators, all other 310 $42,480 2
Parking lot attendants 1,890 $20,420 5
Transportation inspectors 230 $93,690 1
Transportation workers, all other 130 $30,180 17
Industrial truck and tractor operators 270 $28,600 25
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 170 $21,960 11
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 2,990 $25,490 10