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: Engineering managers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Vermont 370 $126,440 1
New Jersey 4,950 $125,510 2
California 35,620 $125,080 3
Massachusetts 6,030 $121,810 4
Delaware 360 $120,160 5
New York 7,760 $118,700 6
Washington 4,750 $118,280 7
Texas 13,770 $117,280 8
Virginia 4,470 $117,230 9
Colorado 3,690 $114,510 10
Louisiana 1,590 $114,500 11
New Mexico 1,140 $113,170 12
District of Columbia 1,730 $112,580 13
New Hampshire 1,010 $111,900 14
Maryland 4,310 $111,630 15
Arizona 5,840 $109,110 16
Nevada 930 $107,900 17
Rhode Island 560 $105,180 18
Pennsylvania 6,410 $105,150 19
Michigan 9,560 $105,100 20
Minnesota 3,840 $104,650 21
Connecticut 3,480 $104,630 22
Florida 4,960 $104,550 23
Hawaii 620 $104,080 24
Idaho 1,210 $101,140 25
Alaska 430 $100,650 26
North Carolina 4,690 $100,110 27
Illinois 7,010 $99,050 28
Kansas 1,970 $97,550 29
Alabama 2,680 $96,910 30
Ohio 6,340 $96,860 31
Mississippi 1,190 $96,650 32
Utah 1,450 $96,060 33
Georgia 5,060 $95,800 34
Missouri 1,980 $95,020 35
South Carolina 2,370 $94,930 36
West Virginia 530 $94,780 37
Wisconsin 3,330 $94,770 38
Nebraska 410 $94,240 39
Oklahoma 1,530 $91,770 40
Kentucky 1,580 $91,440 41
Maine 750 $90,520 42
Iowa 1,080 $88,620 43
Indiana 3,080 $87,690 44
Arkansas 700 $87,120 45
Puerto Rico 850 $87,070
North Dakota 300 $86,280 46
Wyoming 250 $83,910 47
Tennessee 3,120 $83,140 48
Montana 270 $72,900 49