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: Office clerks, general

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
District of Columbia 14,480 $31,080 1
Alaska 7,120 $30,450 2
Connecticut 31,690 $29,490 3
Massachusetts 62,040 $29,160 4
Maryland 64,760 $28,180 5
Washington 64,480 $28,060 6
New Hampshire 13,590 $28,010 7
Virginia 123,940 $27,830 8
Colorado 55,680 $27,590 9
California 396,750 $27,470 10
New Jersey 86,070 $27,280 11
Minnesota 70,310 $26,940 12
Oregon 39,360 $26,900 13
New York 197,110 $26,390 14
Delaware 13,340 $26,150 15
Arizona 62,260 $25,750 16
Michigan 111,910 $25,660 17
Pennsylvania 155,670 $25,560 18
Illinois 113,710 $25,520 19
Rhode Island 11,490 $25,110 20
Nevada 21,040 $24,980 21
Tennessee 53,720 $24,670 22
Hawaii 15,840 $24,360 23
Wisconsin 43,680 $24,290 24
Vermont 3,540 $24,090 25
Idaho 14,840 $24,060 26
Iowa 31,220 $23,950 27
North Carolina 65,530 $23,800 28
Ohio 99,600 $23,650 29
Florida 201,760 $23,340 30
Indiana 53,370 $23,230 31
Georgia 84,810 $23,090 32
South Carolina 38,800 $23,040 33
Maine 12,700 $23,000 34
Kentucky 24,900 $22,840 35
Wyoming 2,820 $22,620 36
Nebraska 16,350 $22,580 37
Utah 25,920 $22,250 38
Texas 195,050 $22,040 39
Oklahoma 35,320 $21,880 40
West Virginia 21,880 $21,860 41
Kansas 22,830 $21,850 42
New Mexico 15,760 $21,730 43
Montana 6,890 $21,050 44
North Dakota 9,690 $20,990 45
Alabama 38,150 $20,930 46
Mississippi 13,950 $19,710 47
Virgin Islands 1,020 $19,650
Arkansas 24,650 $19,560 48
Louisiana 36,610 $19,530 49
South Dakota 3,590 $19,210 50
Guam 900 $18,080
Puerto Rico 29,320 $17,400