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: Engineering teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 1,310 $102,400 1
Washington 580 $97,540 2
Utah 590 $96,790 3
Oregon 240 $96,470 4
Maryland 520 $94,640 5
Rhode Island 180 $93,410 6
Texas 1,800 $89,200 7
Colorado 780 $85,390 8
Indiana 870 $85,140 9
Pennsylvania 2,140 $83,790 10
Kansas 470 $83,540 11
Florida 1,840 $83,390 12
New Jersey 550 $83,290 13
Ohio 1,970 $82,700 14
Wisconsin 560 $80,420 15
Georgia 130 $79,970 16
Missouri 570 $79,810 17
Illinois 1,530 $79,190 18
North Carolina 720 $78,190 19
District of Columbia 550 $76,460 20
Alabama 810 $76,240 21
Virginia 1,280 $74,730 22
Michigan 830 $74,250 23
Tennessee 450 $73,550 24
Montana 140 $65,050 25
Vermont 130 $64,930 26
North Dakota 120 $63,620 27
Nebraska 270 $60,250 28
South Carolina 710 $58,560 29
Puerto Rico 210 $47,990