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: Baggage porters and bellhops

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
New York 4,190 $27,050 1
Washington 810 $25,630 2
Massachusetts 760 $24,500 3
Rhode Island 180 $22,680 4
Indiana 480 $22,580 5
California 6,340 $22,520 6
District of Columbia 470 $22,380 7
Virginia 1,570 $22,270 8
Missouri 1,030 $22,100 9
Connecticut 260 $21,970 10
Arizona 1,370 $21,950 11
Maryland 920 $21,780 12
New Jersey 1,220 $21,250 13
Vermont 100 $20,720 14
Nevada 2,940 $20,450 15
Kentucky 270 $20,350 16
Oregon 240 $19,940 17
Tennessee 840 $19,720 18
Alaska 200 $19,550 19
Hawaii 1,670 $19,470 20
Colorado 730 $19,300 21
Ohio 850 $19,020 22
Minnesota 310 $18,850 23
Maine 260 $18,790 24
Illinois 1,980 $18,520 25
Florida 5,140 $18,230 26
Georgia 1,160 $17,790 27
Louisiana 720 $17,460 28
Nebraska 130 $17,380 29
Texas 1,590 $17,310 30
Wisconsin 350 $17,080 31
Wyoming 100 $16,940 32
West Virginia 130 $16,910 33
Arkansas 120 $16,510 34
South Carolina 590 $16,360 35
Iowa 130 $16,010 36
Kansas 110 $15,940 37
Mississippi 350 $15,230 38
Utah 530 $15,200 39
Oklahoma 340 $14,910 40
Alabama 160 $13,850 41
Puerto Rico 210 $13,820
Guam 110 $13,590