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: Electronics engineers, except computer

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 690 $98,520 1
New Hampshire 890 $94,190 2
New Jersey 5,390 $93,960 3
California 27,970 $93,410 4
Rhode Island 1,030 $92,450 5
New Mexico 2,190 $88,730 6
Maryland 3,080 $87,800 7
Massachusetts 4,630 $86,450 8
Virginia 6,000 $85,580 9
Alabama 1,480 $85,310 10
Pennsylvania 5,320 $83,890 11
Colorado 4,850 $83,390 12
New York 5,660 $81,430 13
Maine 150 $81,380 14
Texas 11,150 $80,680 15
Vermont 250 $80,670 16
Hawaii 550 $79,250 17
Washington 3,460 $79,230 18
Idaho 450 $78,450 19
North Dakota 180 $77,480 20
Oregon 1,240 $77,460 21
Arizona 3,840 $77,200 22
Ohio 3,300 $76,350 23
Minnesota 2,050 $76,170 24
Florida 4,540 $75,900 25
Connecticut 840 $75,840 26
Louisiana 410 $75,800 27
North Carolina 2,720 $75,590 28
Oklahoma 1,700 $75,130 29
Indiana 2,050 $74,550 30
Michigan 2,790 $73,970 31
Alaska 100 $73,940 32
Mississippi 260 $73,830 33
Illinois 5,270 $73,770 34
Utah 1,150 $73,330 35
Missouri 1,460 $72,210 36
South Carolina 1,320 $72,030 37
Nevada 580 $71,920 38
Georgia 3,330 $71,740 39
Tennessee 1,270 $71,520 40
Wisconsin 1,850 $69,700 41
Kentucky 610 $69,540 42
Nebraska 230 $65,150 43
Arkansas 310 $64,260 44
Iowa 340 $64,050 45
West Virginia 160 $63,940 46
South Dakota 180 $62,170 47
Wyoming 110 $61,280 48
Puerto Rico 450 $60,510