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: Travel agents

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Michigan 1,800 $38,520 1
Virginia 2,460 $36,800 2
New York 7,820 $35,620 3
Vermont 130 $35,580 4
Massachusetts 2,840 $35,290 5
Pennsylvania 3,520 $34,610 6
Minnesota 2,110 $34,510 7
Washington 3,180 $34,420 8
New Hampshire 470 $34,130 9
Connecticut 1,340 $34,020 10
Kentucky 640 $33,830 11
Missouri 2,100 $33,510 12
Nevada 730 $32,930 13
District of Columbia 530 $32,810 14
Tennessee 830 $32,700 15
Maryland 1,170 $32,520 16
Rhode Island 370 $31,540 17
California 12,120 $31,320 18
Delaware 310 $31,220 19.5
North Carolina 1,310 $31,220 19.5
Arizona 1,840 $31,190 21
Oklahoma 500 $31,110 22
Maine 200 $30,980 23
Colorado 1,560 $30,950 24
New Jersey 3,550 $30,690 25
Georgia 1,700 $30,680 26
Florida 7,720 $29,570 27
Idaho 450 $29,400 28
Alaska 300 $29,330 29
Alabama 470 $29,230 30
South Carolina 560 $28,990 31
Ohio 2,540 $28,620 32
Wyoming 130 $28,500 33
Texas 5,020 $28,440 34
Mississippi 120 $28,190 35
Hawaii 550 $27,720 36
Iowa 690 $27,650 37
Illinois 6,200 $27,570 38
New Mexico 300 $27,400 39
Indiana 830 $26,690 40
Oregon 1,190 $26,550 41
Wisconsin 1,760 $26,450 42
Kansas 390 $25,740 43
Arkansas 210 $24,890 44
North Dakota 650 $24,380 45
Louisiana 410 $23,670 46
South Dakota 190 $23,640 47
Puerto Rico 790 $17,840