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: All other information and record clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 6,840 $41,730 1
Maryland 7,250 $39,700 2
Alaska 1,300 $38,020 3
Hawaii 1,050 $37,750 4
New Jersey 6,430 $37,660 5
Washington 4,200 $37,460 6
South Dakota 430 $37,010 7
Massachusetts 3,600 $36,360 8
Virginia 9,020 $35,730 9
Connecticut 2,210 $35,340 10
California 28,950 $34,850 11
Colorado 4,770 $34,590 12
Illinois 8,790 $33,870 13
New York 8,740 $33,860 14
West Virginia 1,450 $33,430 15
Pennsylvania 6,780 $33,390 16
Vermont 340 $33,090 17
Nevada 1,110 $32,500 18
Rhode Island 470 $32,370 19
North Dakota 580 $32,180 20
Georgia 9,670 $32,150 21
Idaho 650 $31,810 22
Delaware 420 $31,670 23
Montana 620 $31,610 24
Texas 14,340 $31,570 25
Utah 2,090 $31,500 26
Arizona 4,400 $31,400 27
Ohio 9,340 $31,340 28
North Carolina 4,710 $31,290 29
Tennessee 4,550 $31,280 30
New Mexico 1,630 $31,050 31
Minnesota 4,800 $31,010 32
Wisconsin 4,280 $30,780 33
Michigan 7,820 $30,550 34
Missouri 4,260 $30,440 35
Alabama 3,040 $30,410 36
South Carolina 1,870 $30,290 37
Oklahoma 1,880 $30,160 38
Indiana 4,340 $30,030 39
Nebraska 1,010 $30,010 40
Wyoming 640 $29,910 41
Florida 17,260 $29,740 42
Kansas 1,820 $29,700 43
Kentucky 5,560 $29,690 44
Iowa 1,630 $29,540 45
Mississippi 1,480 $29,280 46
Oregon 4,860 $29,000 47
Louisiana 3,530 $28,280 48
Arkansas 1,750 $28,010 49
Maine 890 $27,870 50
Puerto Rico 1,590 $25,920
New Hampshire 1,550 $25,520 51