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: Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,730 $22,420 1
Delaware 2,550 $20,750 2
Washington 18,840 $19,520 3
Alaska 1,800 $19,010 4
Massachusetts 19,410 $19,000 5
Oregon 8,290 $18,850 6
Connecticut 9,200 $18,670 7
Vermont 1,470 $18,560 8
California 96,610 $18,200 9
Rhode Island 4,390 $18,190 10
Hawaii 5,630 $17,930 11
Nevada 5,180 $17,760 12
New Jersey 15,060 $17,730 13
New Hampshire 2,840 $17,530 14
New York 37,160 $17,470 15
Minnesota 7,060 $17,400 16
Maryland 16,060 $17,260 17
Tennessee 8,010 $17,230 18
Florida 34,880 $16,960 19
Illinois 20,780 $16,950 20
Colorado 6,360 $16,900 21
Maine 1,710 $16,720 22
Kentucky 3,400 $16,410 23
Wisconsin 8,140 $16,340 24
North Dakota 1,670 $16,240 25
Missouri 9,830 $16,110 26
Michigan 14,140 $15,940 27
Virginia 10,510 $15,900 28
Pennsylvania 18,500 $15,760 29
Arizona 11,130 $15,660 30
Idaho 2,490 $15,500 31
North Carolina 10,120 $15,490 32
South Dakota 2,920 $15,440 33
Virgin Islands 180 $15,410
Georgia 7,660 $15,400 34
Texas 28,180 $15,290 35
Alabama 3,570 $15,110 36
Iowa 5,860 $15,050 37
Utah 4,460 $14,970 38
Indiana 8,570 $14,950 39
Louisiana 3,890 $14,870 40
Oklahoma 3,520 $14,820 41
South Carolina 7,070 $14,730 42
Montana 1,530 $14,560 43
New Mexico 4,210 $14,550 44
Nebraska 2,690 $14,520 45
Ohio 10,440 $14,500 46
Kansas 4,770 $14,250 47
Mississippi 3,540 $14,150 48
Guam 250 $13,840
Arkansas 3,660 $13,790 49
West Virginia 1,750 $13,700 50
Wyoming 1,200 $13,600 51