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: Industrial engineers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 420 $87,100 1
Alaska 120 $84,210 2
New Mexico 810 $81,590 3
California 19,090 $80,900 4
Massachusetts 6,220 $78,720 5
Delaware 620 $75,610 6
Texas 11,770 $75,160 7
Colorado 3,310 $74,760 8
Maryland 2,710 $74,480 9
New Jersey 3,320 $74,150 10
Michigan 21,070 $74,000 11
Connecticut 4,990 $73,240 12
Vermont 360 $72,960 13
Minnesota 6,380 $72,070 14
New Hampshire 790 $71,970 15
Rhode Island 670 $70,810 16
Washington 3,510 $70,570 17
Pennsylvania 9,220 $69,790 18
Virginia 4,040 $69,740 19
Utah 1,890 $69,510 20
Missouri 3,280 $68,580 21
Ohio 12,960 $67,920 22
Maine 440 $67,720 23
Illinois 7,410 $67,310 24
Georgia 4,110 $67,140 25
Arizona 3,460 $66,870 26
Oklahoma 1,400 $66,770 27
South Carolina 5,160 $66,560 28
North Carolina 5,420 $66,360 29
Indiana 5,820 $65,810 30
Wyoming 170 $65,160 31
Alabama 2,190 $64,940 32
Montana 190 $64,920 33
North Dakota 370 $64,360 34
Tennessee 4,040 $64,000 35
Wisconsin 5,350 $63,370 36
Nebraska 900 $63,170 37
Florida 7,070 $62,890 38
Kansas 2,350 $61,570 39
Puerto Rico 1,670 $61,390
Kentucky 2,910 $60,430 40
Iowa 2,210 $60,090 41
West Virginia 500 $59,890 42
Mississippi 870 $59,620 43
South Dakota 300 $59,600 44
Nevada 240 $59,520 45
Arkansas 1,230 $59,400 46
Louisiana 2,020 $57,540 47