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: Brokerage clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 8,620 $45,150 1
New York 15,790 $44,030 2
Connecticut 1,250 $42,050 3
Illinois 4,980 $41,560 4
Washington 640 $41,280 5
Minnesota 2,560 $41,260 6
New Hampshire 280 $39,860 7
Maryland 1,220 $38,840 8
Puerto Rico 210 $38,780
Texas 2,710 $38,230 9
Idaho 370 $37,930 10
Ohio 1,570 $37,870 11
Michigan 760 $37,850 12
New Jersey 4,660 $37,360 13
Maine 230 $37,230 14
Delaware 170 $37,110 15
Indiana 630 $36,180 16
Oregon 640 $35,710 17
Virginia 1,280 $35,610 18
Colorado 1,460 $35,040 19
Wisconsin 1,030 $34,920 20
Louisiana 310 $34,730 21
Tennessee 730 $34,570 22
Nevada 160 $34,300 23
North Carolina 2,220 $34,190 24
Pennsylvania 3,640 $34,100 25
Georgia 1,430 $34,090 26
Oklahoma 320 $33,680 27
Florida 2,520 $33,480 28
Arizona 770 $33,240 29
Montana 110 $32,030 30
Kentucky 460 $31,880 31
Missouri 1,420 $31,760 32
Nebraska 370 $31,690 33
Alabama 520 $31,150 34
Utah 200 $30,610 35
Kansas 460 $30,500 36
South Dakota 160 $30,310 37
Iowa 460 $29,750 38
Arkansas 190 $29,480 39
Mississippi 130 $28,990 40
South Carolina 640 $28,800 41