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: Payroll and timekeeping clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,060 $41,170 1
Alaska 640 $40,970 2
Connecticut 2,470 $38,570 3
New Jersey 6,440 $37,890 4
California 22,990 $37,790 5
Massachusetts 5,650 $37,580 6
Washington 4,060 $36,240 7
Maryland 3,420 $35,850 8
Colorado 2,960 $35,510 9
Hawaii 880 $35,360 10
New York 15,410 $35,140 11
Minnesota 3,730 $34,890 12
Virginia 5,690 $34,660 13
Oregon 2,520 $34,040 14
Illinois 9,020 $33,880 15
Rhode Island 770 $33,630 16
New Hampshire 880 $33,200 17.5
Delaware 510 $33,200 17.5
Michigan 6,310 $32,940 19
Nevada 1,810 $32,870 20
Wisconsin 4,120 $32,540 21
Ohio 7,670 $32,120 22
Pennsylvania 8,570 $31,700 23
Arizona 5,840 $31,690 24
South Carolina 3,260 $31,660 25
Utah 1,510 $31,570 26
Indiana 4,320 $31,490 27
Nebraska 1,320 $31,310 28
Georgia 6,160 $31,230 29
Florida 10,210 $31,070 30
Tennessee 5,400 $30,820 31
Texas 13,650 $30,810 32
Missouri 4,310 $30,710 33
Iowa 1,580 $30,670 34
North Carolina 5,630 $30,310 35
Kansas 2,080 $30,290 36
Vermont 500 $29,750 37
Kentucky 2,630 $29,730 38
Maine 740 $29,580 39
Oklahoma 2,970 $29,010 40
Wyoming 350 $28,910 41
Alabama 3,390 $28,810 42
North Dakota 420 $28,640 43
Idaho 930 $28,490 44
Louisiana 3,470 $28,230 45
Mississippi 1,970 $27,970 46
Montana 650 $27,570 47
West Virginia 1,080 $27,140 48
Arkansas 1,960 $26,480 49
South Dakota 470 $26,390 50
New Mexico 1,600 $26,270 51
Guam 120 $25,570
Puerto Rico 1,700 $21,100