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: Biological science teachers, postsecondary

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 1,730 $108,100 1
Texas 10,440 $106,540 2
Illinois 3,720 $94,990 3
Hawaii 560 $91,580 4
Maryland 910 $82,020 5
Oregon 380 $79,630 6
Utah 570 $79,400 7
Georgia 1,310 $77,960 8
Rhode Island 150 $76,080 9
New Jersey 880 $75,600 10
South Dakota 140 $74,610 11
New Hampshire 260 $74,320 12
Virginia 1,820 $73,460 13
Washington 880 $73,230 14
North Carolina 1,570 $71,780 15
Arizona 630 $71,620 16
Wisconsin 640 $70,130 17
Colorado 510 $70,020 18
Pennsylvania 3,230 $69,210 19
Michigan 900 $68,300 20
Iowa 620 $68,020 21
District of Columbia 220 $66,070 22
Florida 1,700 $65,720 23
Missouri 930 $65,500 24
Kansas 630 $64,740 25
Maine 210 $63,770 26
Oklahoma 580 $63,440 27
West Virginia 240 $62,980 28
Ohio 1,770 $62,490 29
Kentucky 540 $61,940 30
Indiana 590 $61,470 31
New Mexico 320 $61,090 32
Tennessee 680 $60,710 33
South Carolina 650 $60,330 34
Nebraska 440 $60,110 35
Minnesota 890 $58,370 36
Mississippi 380 $55,770 37
Puerto Rico 200 $54,340
North Dakota 100 $49,810 38