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: Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Alaska 330 $62,010 1
Hawaii 750 $59,600 2
District of Columbia 980 $59,010 3
New Jersey 10,280 $58,570 4
Louisiana 4,520 $57,790 5
New York 23,590 $57,770 6
Michigan 7,060 $57,020 7
California 29,620 $56,850 8
New Hampshire 1,380 $56,170 9
Washington 5,290 $55,540 10
New Mexico 790 $55,490 11
Illinois 13,600 $55,200 12
Maryland 7,400 $55,060 13
Ohio 9,150 $54,440 14
Massachusetts 8,160 $54,410 15
Alabama 2,760 $53,540 16
Mississippi 1,370 $53,320 17
Arkansas 1,330 $52,950 18
Colorado 4,960 $52,750 19
Virginia 4,890 $52,110 20
Kansas 3,200 $50,980 21
Texas 19,470 $50,920 22
Maine 1,490 $50,770 23
Wisconsin 5,460 $50,660 24
Rhode Island 1,060 $50,600 25
Oregon 3,820 $50,440 26
Georgia 7,310 $50,420 27
Missouri 6,230 $50,370 28
Pennsylvania 16,840 $50,330 29
Idaho 960 $50,180 30
Tennessee 4,390 $49,920 31
West Virginia 1,370 $49,870 32
South Dakota 510 $49,810 33
North Carolina 6,380 $49,770 34
Kentucky 2,610 $49,760 35
Florida 20,090 $49,170 36
Indiana 4,670 $48,820 37
Arizona 4,360 $48,630 38
Utah 1,220 $47,930 39
Wyoming 170 $47,610 40
Nevada 1,000 $47,110 41
Minnesota 4,670 $45,930 42
Iowa 3,470 $45,350 43
Delaware 790 $45,110 44
Oklahoma 3,210 $44,890 45
Nebraska 3,020 $44,400 46
North Dakota 840 $42,200 47
Montana 770 $39,570 48
Puerto Rico 1,430 $36,520
Guam 100 $35,820