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: Loan interviewers and clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 38,860 $38,260 1
Minnesota 7,550 $37,190 2
Hawaii 710 $36,530 3
New Jersey 7,150 $36,080 4
Massachusetts 3,630 $35,820 5
Virginia 6,930 $35,460 6
New York 9,260 $35,440 7
Alaska 410 $35,390 8
Washington 5,230 $35,380 9
Illinois 8,370 $35,010 10
Nevada 2,640 $34,950 11
Oregon 3,940 $34,460 12
Texas 15,710 $34,390 13
Colorado 4,820 $34,380 14
Maryland 4,680 $34,110 15
Connecticut 1,700 $34,030 16
New Hampshire 700 $32,960 17
South Carolina 3,170 $32,620 18
Florida 21,090 $32,120 19
Idaho 860 $31,370 20
Vermont 300 $31,250 21
Arizona 9,940 $31,190 22
North Carolina 5,110 $31,180 23
Michigan 6,710 $30,490 24
Rhode Island 1,420 $30,400 25
Ohio 7,550 $30,090 26
Wisconsin 4,830 $30,040 27
Kansas 1,900 $29,910 28
Tennessee 3,910 $29,710 29
Iowa 3,340 $29,450 30
Indiana 4,550 $29,390 31
Missouri 5,470 $28,760 32
Nebraska 1,610 $28,530 33
Maine 780 $28,040 34
North Dakota 560 $27,630 35
Kentucky 2,440 $27,520 36
Alabama 3,090 $27,500 37
Oklahoma 2,290 $27,200 38
Pennsylvania 9,980 $27,190 39
Georgia 6,890 $27,050 40
Mississippi 1,160 $26,760 41
South Dakota 1,840 $26,390 42
Montana 860 $26,320 43
Arkansas 2,060 $26,080 44
New Mexico 1,660 $25,350 45
Wyoming 390 $24,460 46
Louisiana 3,230 $24,280 47
West Virginia 570 $23,980 48
Puerto Rico 2,180 $17,890