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: Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Washington 590 $54,090 1
New Jersey 1,130 $53,570 2
Colorado 530 $53,320 3
California 2,700 $52,340 4
Rhode Island 110 $51,790 5
Hawaii 190 $51,400 6
Massachusetts 950 $50,380 7
Oregon 540 $50,070 8
New Hampshire 220 $49,530 9
Maine 220 $48,770 10
New York 3,320 $48,230 11
Connecticut 490 $48,140 12
Minnesota 840 $47,610 13
Illinois 1,870 $46,930 14
Nebraska 280 $46,760 15
Idaho 130 $46,310 16
Michigan 2,110 $46,080 17
North Carolina 1,520 $45,860 18
District of Columbia 130 $45,750 19
Maryland 890 $45,520 20
Virginia 1,390 $45,150 21
Wisconsin 700 $44,810 22
Nevada 520 $44,720 23
Kansas 470 $44,080 24
Ohio 1,690 $42,950 25
Pennsylvania 2,920 $42,750 26
Arizona 1,020 $42,470 27
Texas 2,390 $42,010 28
New Mexico 110 $41,660 29
South Dakota 180 $41,410 30
South Carolina 780 $41,210 31
Georgia 1,210 $40,050 32
Arkansas 380 $40,030 33
Mississippi 430 $39,810 34
Montana 100 $39,510 35
Missouri 740 $39,000 36
Indiana 880 $38,620 37
Tennessee 930 $38,190 38
Iowa 400 $38,130 39
Florida 3,850 $37,490 40
Kentucky 1,180 $36,950 41
Alabama 850 $36,830 42
North Dakota 110 $36,490 43
West Virginia 260 $35,350 44
Louisiana 650 $33,870 45
Oklahoma 520 $31,040 46
Puerto Rico 240 $19,330