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).

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Occupation Selected: Loan officers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 8,070 $80,620 1
Alaska 390 $78,670 2
Connecticut 3,310 $76,740 3
Rhode Island 2,170 $76,710 4
New York 13,410 $76,610 5
California 47,030 $73,790 6
Hawaii 1,080 $72,360 7
Arizona 10,570 $70,540 8
Minnesota 10,100 $70,210 9
New Hampshire 1,350 $69,330 10
Maryland 7,940 $65,300 11
New Jersey 10,680 $64,710 12
Washington 8,670 $63,620 13
Texas 19,960 $63,560 14
Illinois 16,880 $63,450 15
Oregon 5,720 $63,200 16
Alabama 3,880 $62,960 17
Delaware 820 $62,290 18
Georgia 10,470 $61,840 19
Colorado 7,230 $61,540 20
Virginia 10,870 $61,020 21
Nevada 3,990 $59,500 22
Utah 5,120 $59,310 23
District of Columbia 590 $58,280 24
Florida 26,790 $58,110 25
Vermont 680 $57,070 26
Nebraska 3,070 $56,490 27
Wisconsin 7,720 $56,160 28
Missouri 8,410 $55,600 29
Indiana 6,920 $54,600 30
South Carolina 4,350 $54,580 31
Michigan 11,850 $54,180 32
Arkansas 2,230 $54,110 33
Maine 1,310 $54,050 34
North Dakota 920 $53,410 35
Kansas 4,350 $53,230 36
Ohio 11,470 $53,010 37
Pennsylvania 15,230 $52,140 38
North Carolina 10,210 $52,010 39
Oklahoma 3,530 $51,940 40
Mississippi 2,200 $51,160 41
Iowa 5,000 $49,890 42
New Mexico 1,090 $48,590 43
Idaho 1,950 $48,480 44
Montana 1,100 $47,200 45
Kentucky 4,490 $47,170 46
Tennessee 5,880 $47,130 47
Wyoming 700 $46,970 48
West Virginia 1,070 $46,780 49
South Dakota 1,530 $46,590 50
Louisiana 4,950 $43,330 51
Puerto Rico 1,250 $32,140