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: Biomedical engineers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Virginia 150 $100,520 1
California 3,070 $85,960 2
Maryland 370 $82,660 3
Connecticut 230 $80,610 4
Washington 510 $80,250 5
Colorado 260 $79,580 6
New York 540 $77,680 7
Wisconsin 310 $77,160 8
Minnesota 670 $74,630 9
Tennessee 360 $74,120 10
New Jersey 410 $73,920 11
Pennsylvania 770 $73,620 12
Missouri 180 $73,560 13
North Carolina 560 $71,450 14.5
Utah 360 $71,450 14.5
Indiana 340 $68,780 16
Ohio 270 $66,520 17
Florida 470 $65,630 18
Michigan 300 $64,900 19
Arizona 150 $58,940 20
Georgia 120 $58,390 21
Louisiana 160 $57,710 22
Oklahoma 130 $55,660 23