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: Data entry keyers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,410 $32,430 1
Massachusetts 6,490 $29,770 2
Alaska 330 $29,280 3
Connecticut 3,580 $29,120 4
Washington 3,710 $28,470 5
New Jersey 11,020 $28,200 6
Arizona 6,450 $27,740 7
New York 21,560 $27,290 8
Rhode Island 910 $27,190 9
California 35,860 $27,170 10
Minnesota 6,500 $26,800 11
Maryland 6,710 $26,650 12
Michigan 5,720 $26,580 13
Vermont 730 $26,300 14
Utah 3,870 $26,050 15
Georgia 8,570 $26,040 16
New Hampshire 1,230 $25,630 17
Kansas 4,890 $25,590 18
Oregon 2,490 $25,520 19
Colorado 3,410 $25,450 20
Delaware 1,020 $25,440 21.5
Virginia 6,470 $25,440 21.5
Illinois 14,330 $25,430 23
Idaho 770 $25,100 24.5
Pennsylvania 12,700 $25,100 24.5
Indiana 4,240 $24,810 26
North Carolina 6,420 $24,720 27
Missouri 6,310 $24,710 28
Hawaii 1,120 $24,650 29.5
Florida 21,250 $24,650 29.5
Wisconsin 5,580 $24,490 31
Texas 23,790 $24,370 32
Nevada 1,950 $24,350 33
Ohio 14,100 $24,300 34
West Virginia 1,740 $24,230 35
South Carolina 3,170 $24,000 36
Alabama 3,320 $23,720 37
Tennessee 7,200 $23,360 38
Maine 970 $23,150 39
Iowa 2,720 $23,080 40
Kentucky 5,510 $23,030 41
Nebraska 2,280 $22,940 42
Arkansas 1,720 $22,580 43
Louisiana 2,960 $22,280 44
Wyoming 220 $22,240 45
Mississippi 1,940 $22,220 46
Oklahoma 2,820 $22,050 47
South Dakota 290 $21,690 48
Virgin Islands 150 $21,410
North Dakota 890 $21,330 49
New Mexico 1,710 $20,660 50
Montana 700 $20,600 51
Puerto Rico 3,230 $17,540