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: Driver/sales workers

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
Massachusetts 6,440 $30,560 1
Connecticut 3,640 $29,820 2
Maryland 4,990 $28,870 3
New York 12,470 $28,660 4
Washington 10,210 $27,910 5
New Jersey 6,520 $27,840 6
Illinois 13,480 $27,310 7
Idaho 2,810 $26,930 8
Maine 1,910 $26,920 9
Nevada 3,640 $26,870 10
Michigan 12,720 $26,510 11
Delaware 830 $26,340 12
New Mexico 1,750 $26,300 13
Tennessee 7,310 $26,200 14
Vermont 1,030 $25,810 15
Minnesota 8,870 $25,630 16
South Dakota 1,250 $25,460 17
Virginia 10,040 $25,440 18
Florida 25,040 $25,390 19
Mississippi 4,380 $25,260 20
Louisiana 4,010 $25,070 21
Iowa 3,750 $24,910 22
Pennsylvania 18,050 $24,810 23
California 40,770 $24,690 24
Utah 3,020 $24,540 25
Wisconsin 7,340 $24,360 26
Oregon 8,110 $24,310 27
Nebraska 3,070 $24,290 28
Alaska 1,190 $24,200 29
Arkansas 5,330 $24,030 30
North Carolina 13,990 $23,930 31
Indiana 10,990 $23,760 32
Kansas 4,090 $23,570 33
Kentucky 6,350 $23,510 34
South Carolina 7,160 $23,210 35
Alabama 6,190 $23,170 36
New Hampshire 2,360 $23,120 37
Montana 2,060 $23,060 38
Georgia 12,980 $22,710 39
Rhode Island 1,130 $22,570 40
Oklahoma 5,760 $22,440 41
Ohio 21,700 $22,270 42
District of Columbia 840 $22,090 43
North Dakota 1,540 $21,940 44
Colorado 7,260 $21,680 45
Wyoming 1,280 $21,430 46
West Virginia 3,810 $20,940 47
Missouri 11,940 $20,780 48
Texas 31,570 $19,870 49
Puerto Rico 1,970 $17,630
Guam 210 $17,000