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: Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 2,470 $35,000 1
Alaska 1,230 $33,940 2
Texas 19,320 $32,850 3
Idaho 460 $32,310 4
Illinois 5,230 $32,290 5
North Carolina 4,210 $31,940 6
New Jersey 5,680 $31,920 7
Ohio 3,220 $31,830 8
New York 7,350 $31,810 9
Hawaii 5,480 $31,700 10
Colorado 3,230 $31,140 11
Iowa 360 $31,090 12
Washington 2,840 $31,070 13
Michigan 2,930 $30,910 14
California 15,390 $30,900 15
District of Columbia 300 $30,670 16
New Hampshire 400 $30,560 17
Montana 420 $30,120 18
Virginia 3,810 $30,110 19
Florida 17,380 $29,800 20
Missouri 2,260 $29,780 21
Puerto Rico 2,020 $29,690
Oregon 780 $29,470 22
Pennsylvania 2,750 $29,250 23
Maryland 1,780 $29,220 24
Vermont 210 $28,420 25
Nevada 4,290 $28,360 26
Alabama 890 $28,140 27
Kentucky 2,890 $27,830 28
Indiana 1,900 $27,100 29
Louisiana 710 $26,670 30
Mississippi 340 $26,100 31
Utah 5,950 $26,080 32
Arizona 6,620 $25,260 33
Maine 290 $24,980 34
Tennessee 2,870 $24,410 35
Wisconsin 1,090 $24,370 36
South Carolina 940 $24,270 37
Wyoming 100 $23,920 38
Nebraska 1,310 $23,620 39
Arkansas 260 $23,370 40
Virgin Islands 320 $19,490