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: Health technologists and technicians, all other

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 240 $52,870 1
Washington 2,790 $47,600 2
Rhode Island 230 $45,860 3
Tennessee 910 $45,010 4
Massachusetts 740 $44,330 5
New Jersey 2,410 $44,100 6
Nebraska 280 $43,960 7
Minnesota 980 $43,900 8
Utah 100 $43,780 9
Connecticut 500 $42,810 10
California 11,270 $42,780 11
New York 4,010 $42,660 12
Maryland 1,280 $41,850 13
New Mexico 290 $41,470 14
Oregon 940 $40,260 15
Hawaii 270 $40,100 16
North Carolina 1,780 $39,280 17
Kentucky 910 $38,770 18
Wisconsin 2,000 $38,520 19
Michigan 6,180 $38,380 20
Pennsylvania 2,760 $37,950 21
Georgia 1,250 $37,560 22
New Hampshire 330 $37,400 23
District of Columbia 150 $37,290 24
Virginia 1,040 $36,470 25
Nevada 780 $36,310 26
Illinois 3,960 $35,490 27
West Virginia 230 $35,400 28
Indiana 1,590 $35,310 29
South Carolina 520 $35,280 30
Ohio 4,750 $35,110 31
Colorado 1,240 $35,030 32
Arizona 380 $34,370 33
Florida 3,990 $34,360 34
Louisiana 900 $32,210 35
Iowa 680 $31,480 36
Missouri 900 $31,460 37
Oklahoma 520 $30,520 38
Texas 5,130 $30,350 39
Mississippi 130 $29,430 40
Alabama 750 $28,450 41
Arkansas 1,370 $26,150 42
Puerto Rico 420 $22,300