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: Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 1,280 $74,900 1
Oregon 470 $73,940 2
Delaware 170 $68,980 3
New Jersey 1,250 $68,870 4
Iowa 500 $67,780 5
Hawaii 200 $66,710 6
Pennsylvania 2,620 $66,390 7
Maryland 850 $66,300 8
Alaska 100 $65,500 9
District of Columbia 330 $64,560 10
New Mexico 510 $63,390 11
Utah 420 $63,140 12
Michigan 1,260 $62,730 13
Illinois 2,490 $62,340 14
Colorado 730 $62,230 15
Washington 760 $61,870 16
Missouri 1,010 $60,390 17
New Hampshire 160 $60,040 18
Vermont 180 $59,430 19
Ohio 1,910 $59,410 20.5
Connecticut 380 $59,410 20.5
Wisconsin 920 $59,000 22
Nebraska 280 $58,670 23
Georgia 1,130 $57,780 24
Texas 3,280 $57,330 25
North Carolina 1,780 $57,250 26
Florida 2,590 $57,120 27
South Carolina 900 $56,850 28
Indiana 1,040 $56,190 29
Kansas 600 $55,840 30
Minnesota 930 $54,870 31
Virginia 1,130 $53,860 32
Tennessee 830 $53,490 33
Mississippi 410 $53,110 34
Alabama 790 $52,860 35
West Virginia 200 $52,380 36
South Dakota 130 $52,350 37
Maine 190 $51,880 38
Kentucky 700 $51,410 39
Wyoming 120 $51,200 40
Puerto Rico 230 $50,560
Arizona 870 $48,190 41
Nevada 300 $47,530 42
North Dakota 130 $46,020 43
Montana 160 $41,060 44
Oklahoma 560 $39,410 45