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: Ship engineers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Ohio 140 $66,880 1
New York 840 $66,820 2
Washington 890 $66,260 3
Florida 2,730 $63,880 4
Virginia 1,560 $62,780 5
Maryland 100 $62,180 6
Louisiana 1,790 $61,680 7
New Jersey 460 $61,490 8
California 680 $58,210 9
Alaska 230 $57,440 10
Pennsylvania 240 $55,630 11
Massachusetts 140 $54,200 12
Kentucky 190 $53,530 13