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: Medical appliance technicians

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 320 $44,940 1
Virginia 240 $43,270 2
Maryland 110 $39,920 3
New Jersey 150 $38,900 4
California 1,160 $38,130 5
North Carolina 360 $37,070 6
Indiana 140 $36,680 7
Michigan 340 $36,200 8
Connecticut 220 $36,020 9
Missouri 180 $35,230 10
Oregon 110 $34,560 11
Kentucky 110 $34,540 12
Louisiana 100 $34,040 13
Tennessee 150 $33,970 14
Washington 210 $33,790 15
Georgia 170 $32,220 16
Pennsylvania 1,390 $32,120 17
Ohio 540 $32,090 18
Utah 100 $31,860 19
South Carolina 130 $31,850 20
New York 620 $31,230 21
Florida 430 $29,820 22
Arkansas 280 $26,080 23