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: Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 1,010 $82,010 1
New Jersey 740 $80,830 2
Colorado 420 $80,420 3
California 2,320 $75,570 4
Washington 460 $74,880 5
South Carolina 820 $72,110 6
Minnesota 300 $71,420 7
Delaware 120 $71,370 8
New York 1,090 $70,990 9
Texas 2,560 $70,930 10
Connecticut 280 $70,590 11
Maryland 630 $70,130 12
Virginia 560 $70,070 13
Oregon 170 $69,550 14
Ohio 810 $69,460 15
Tennessee 430 $69,190 16
Illinois 860 $66,700 17
Alabama 260 $66,270 18
Arizona 630 $66,110 19
North Carolina 740 $64,510 20
Wisconsin 270 $62,940 21
Missouri 360 $62,920 22
Arkansas 160 $62,780 23
Kansas 130 $62,560 24
New Mexico 340 $62,550 25
Louisiana 590 $62,470 26
Hawaii 150 $62,340 27
Utah 300 $61,790 28
Georgia 860 $61,780 29
Florida 1,170 $60,780 30
Pennsylvania 1,360 $60,120 31
Nevada 180 $59,110 32
Kentucky 420 $58,790 33
Mississippi 180 $58,390 34
Indiana 450 $58,110 35
Montana 100 $56,330 36
West Virginia 270 $55,400 37
Maine 110 $51,690 38
Oklahoma 350 $50,960 39