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: Bill and account collectors

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,240 $44,070 1
Connecticut 4,830 $36,550 2.5
Alaska 740 $36,550 2.5
Massachusetts 7,860 $36,260 4
New Jersey 8,640 $35,750 5
California 42,990 $35,250 6
Washington 7,170 $34,510 7
Rhode Island 1,230 $33,330 8
Maryland 9,130 $33,110 9
Delaware 2,770 $32,910 10
Michigan 10,210 $32,830 11
New York 23,650 $32,260 12
Virginia 14,010 $32,160 13
Colorado 7,790 $31,840 14
Hawaii 1,210 $31,670 15
Oregon 4,640 $31,390 16
Illinois 20,800 $31,300 17
Minnesota 6,870 $31,150 18
Vermont 350 $30,550 19
New Hampshire 1,500 $30,360 20
Maine 1,530 $29,800 21
North Carolina 10,030 $29,740 22
Nevada 4,300 $29,720 23
Tennessee 11,940 $29,690 24
Texas 36,540 $29,680 25
Indiana 6,830 $29,620 26
Florida 28,820 $29,350 27
Wisconsin 5,580 $29,220 28
Georgia 18,350 $29,120 29
Arizona 10,390 $29,070 30
Pennsylvania 15,940 $28,990 31
Utah 3,930 $28,720 32
Iowa 3,950 $28,710 33
Ohio 18,990 $28,690 34
South Carolina 6,470 $28,660 35
Kentucky 5,540 $28,620 36
Montana 970 $27,700 37
Nebraska 2,270 $27,090 38
Oklahoma 5,970 $27,070 39
Missouri 14,550 $26,940 40
Kansas 3,980 $26,690 41
Idaho 1,610 $26,590 42
New Mexico 2,550 $26,230 43
Louisiana 4,520 $26,130 44
Wyoming 440 $25,880 45
North Dakota 800 $25,620 46
Alabama 6,530 $25,480 47
Arkansas 2,880 $25,430 48.5
South Dakota 4,190 $25,430 48.5
West Virginia 2,180 $25,000 50
Mississippi 2,880 $23,560 51
Guam 190 $21,360
Puerto Rico 3,620 $18,880