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: Postal service mail carriers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Puerto Rico 1,110 $44,570
Hawaii 1,120 $44,360 1
District of Columbia 1,080 $44,310 2
Alaska 470 $44,270 3
Connecticut 4,990 $44,230 4
Pennsylvania 15,770 $44,220 5
Rhode Island 1,380 $44,210 6
Massachusetts 9,230 $44,080 7
New Jersey 11,680 $44,050 8
Iowa 4,170 $44,020 9
California 37,880 $44,000 10
Tennessee 6,850 $43,980 11
Oklahoma 4,210 $43,950 12.5
Illinois 16,450 $43,950 12.5
Ohio 14,410 $43,920 14
Texas 22,790 $43,910 15
New Mexico 1,540 $43,820 16
Louisiana 4,570 $43,810 17
Nebraska 2,410 $43,800 18
Maryland 6,930 $43,750 19
Virginia 8,690 $43,720 20
New York 23,540 $43,710 21
Oregon 3,820 $43,700 22
Florida 20,200 $43,690 23
Washington 6,750 $43,680 24
Kentucky 4,810 $43,650 25
Alabama 5,320 $43,640 26.5
Utah 2,170 $43,640 26.5
Arizona 5,550 $43,610 28
Delaware 1,060 $43,570 29.5
Michigan 13,450 $43,570 29.5
Indiana 7,560 $43,500 31
South Dakota 1,030 $43,490 32
Colorado 5,450 $43,460 33
Missouri 7,880 $43,450 35
Wisconsin 7,330 $43,450 35
South Carolina 4,570 $43,450 35
Georgia 10,350 $43,430 37
Minnesota 7,040 $43,420 38
North Dakota 930 $43,410 39
Nevada 2,480 $43,380 40
North Carolina 10,080 $43,290 41
New Hampshire 1,680 $43,280 42.5
Mississippi 3,110 $43,280 42.5
Kansas 3,790 $43,250 44
West Virginia 1,790 $43,200 45
Arkansas 3,250 $43,150 46
Wyoming 420 $42,980 47
Idaho 1,460 $42,960 48
Montana 920 $42,680 49
Maine 1,740 $42,500 50
Vermont 890 $42,030 51