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: Cashiers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Washington 71,900 $23,530 1
Alaska 6,750 $23,020 2
California 356,880 $21,420 3
District of Columbia 6,790 $21,270 4
Oregon 35,170 $21,200 5
Colorado 51,710 $20,470 6
Connecticut 45,710 $20,110 7
Hawaii 12,100 $20,100 8
Arizona 69,320 $19,660 9
Nevada 36,570 $19,650 10
Massachusetts 75,020 $19,520 11
Maryland 68,610 $19,310 12
Vermont 9,380 $18,990 13
New Jersey 105,460 $18,910 14
Rhode Island 12,010 $18,870 15
Delaware 11,270 $18,680 16
New Hampshire 21,850 $18,470 17
Minnesota 64,540 $18,300 18
New York 205,430 $18,220 19
Michigan 108,430 $18,120 20
Illinois 140,770 $17,970 21
Maine 15,550 $17,840 22
Idaho 13,960 $17,450 23
Florida 218,410 $17,420 24
Utah 30,560 $17,330 25
Wisconsin 65,340 $17,280 26
Virginia 109,470 $17,070 27
Missouri 81,800 $17,050 28
Montana 11,160 $16,940 29
New Mexico 18,310 $16,900 30
Wyoming 5,960 $16,830 31
Georgia 104,480 $16,700 32
Indiana 73,270 $16,650 33
Ohio 139,980 $16,610 34
Texas 253,730 $16,550 35
Pennsylvania 156,430 $16,480 36
Kansas 34,970 $16,430 37
North Carolina 104,080 $16,360 38
Nebraska 23,520 $16,350 39
Tennessee 74,490 $16,310 40
Virgin Islands 1,170 $16,230
South Dakota 10,580 $16,180 41
Iowa 41,530 $16,170 42
Kentucky 45,740 $15,990 43
North Dakota 9,860 $15,840 44
Oklahoma 42,100 $15,710 45
Alabama 57,530 $15,660 46
South Carolina 61,290 $15,580 47
Mississippi 42,780 $15,510 48
Arkansas 31,030 $15,430 49
Louisiana 61,450 $15,240 50
Guam 1,940 $14,780
West Virginia 24,360 $14,590 51
Puerto Rico 28,750 $13,380