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: Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 1,570 $33,100 1
Washington 2,070 $29,220 2
New York 10,990 $28,790 3
Alaska 160 $28,760 4
Massachusetts 3,620 $28,310 5
Minnesota 2,910 $27,290 6
Colorado 2,120 $27,160 7
Connecticut 2,270 $26,860 8
Virginia 5,720 $26,770 9
New Jersey 5,010 $26,450 10
Hawaii 300 $26,300 11
Maryland 3,420 $26,030 12
Delaware 580 $25,870 13
Rhode Island 470 $25,460 14
New Hampshire 970 $25,350 15
California 14,090 $25,240 16
Ohio 5,810 $25,170 17
Michigan 2,940 $24,990 18
Oregon 1,110 $24,890 19
Wisconsin 3,050 $24,740 20
Vermont 430 $24,730 21
Kansas 1,910 $24,590 22
Pennsylvania 9,670 $24,250 23
Tennessee 1,500 $24,240 24
Texas 8,910 $24,100 25
Nevada 830 $24,010 26
Georgia 4,790 $23,800 27
Missouri 3,430 $23,730 28
Arkansas 870 $23,650 29
South Carolina 1,110 $23,590 30
New Mexico 870 $23,540 31
Indiana 2,070 $23,500 32
Florida 6,660 $23,360 33
Illinois 7,880 $23,340 34
Iowa 2,530 $23,320 35
Maine 470 $23,250 36
Utah 1,310 $23,060 37
Nebraska 1,580 $22,790 38
North Carolina 2,840 $22,740 39
Arizona 2,470 $22,650 40
Wyoming 150 $22,150 41
West Virginia 660 $21,880 42
North Dakota 260 $21,470 43
Alabama 1,130 $21,380 44
Mississippi 540 $20,980 45
Louisiana 660 $20,970 46
Oklahoma 1,430 $20,770 47
South Dakota 350 $20,720 48
Montana 590 $20,070 49
Puerto Rico 660 $19,090