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: Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Illinois 3,390 $40,190 1
Connecticut 420 $39,390 2
Massachusetts 870 $38,990 3
Michigan 1,400 $38,450 4
Washington 750 $37,220 5
Minnesota 990 $36,960 6
California 5,540 $36,720 7
New York 3,270 $35,090 8
New Hampshire 180 $34,690 9
Colorado 850 $34,680 10
New Jersey 2,430 $33,720 11
Oklahoma 420 $33,710 12
North Carolina 2,070 $33,700 13
Oregon 410 $33,250 14
North Dakota 190 $32,730 15
Virginia 1,890 $32,660 16
Maryland 2,350 $32,500 17
Kansas 290 $32,260 18
Florida 5,180 $32,120 19
Indiana 500 $32,070 20
Idaho 110 $31,790 21
Texas 5,170 $31,670 22
Nevada 920 $31,530 23
Arkansas 290 $31,490 24
Utah 820 $31,450 25
Tennessee 1,470 $31,130 26
Wisconsin 1,040 $30,920 27
Kentucky 310 $30,670 28
Pennsylvania 1,140 $30,620 29
Missouri 1,190 $30,320 30
Ohio 2,490 $30,190 31
Georgia 2,720 $30,030 32
Nebraska 590 $29,790 33
South Carolina 820 $29,680 34
Iowa 350 $28,980 35
New Mexico 320 $26,510 36
Alabama 870 $26,490 37
Louisiana 680 $25,680 38
South Dakota 580 $24,930 39
Mississippi 310 $24,660 40
Puerto Rico 750 $20,380