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: Insurance claims and policy processing clerks

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Connecticut 6,080 $38,100 1
California 32,030 $37,330 2
District of Columbia 180 $36,960 3
Colorado 3,410 $36,240 4
Massachusetts 6,120 $35,450 5
New Jersey 10,130 $35,080 6
Michigan 7,050 $35,030 7
Maryland 3,570 $34,730 8
New York 13,910 $34,260 9
Alaska 170 $34,220 10
Tennessee 4,460 $33,880 11
Oregon 2,500 $33,850 12
Washington 5,830 $33,670 13
Illinois 8,380 $33,650 14
Minnesota 3,780 $33,570 15
North Carolina 5,260 $33,400 16
Hawaii 540 $32,660 17
Delaware 600 $32,410 18
Ohio 15,610 $32,300 19
Kentucky 1,550 $32,170 20
New Hampshire 1,630 $31,730 21
Pennsylvania 11,910 $31,630 22
Virginia 5,110 $31,310 23
Missouri 5,040 $31,100 24
Florida 16,740 $30,960 25
Georgia 5,340 $30,940 26
Indiana 5,520 $30,740 27
Vermont 520 $30,630 28
Arkansas 1,920 $30,360 29
Wisconsin 6,350 $30,060 30
Arizona 2,460 $29,870 31
Kansas 1,590 $29,860 32
Nevada 1,550 $29,410 33
Nebraska 3,500 $29,370 34
Mississippi 1,640 $29,340 35
Oklahoma 2,700 $29,170 36
Texas 14,100 $29,150 37
New Mexico 630 $29,040 38
Maine 1,610 $29,020 39
Idaho 590 $28,530 40
Utah 2,690 $28,420 41
Iowa 2,880 $28,190 42
South Carolina 2,040 $27,530 43
Alabama 2,700 $27,520 44
Wyoming 400 $26,970 45
North Dakota 630 $26,630 46
Louisiana 1,630 $26,360 47
West Virginia 810 $26,220 48
Montana 740 $26,030 49
South Dakota 1,210 $23,870 50