Highest-paying business jobs in Springfield, Illinois

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Springfield, Illinois

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Springfield, IL metro area using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by 2021 annual mean wage. Jobs the BLS lists as "business and financial operations occupations" were included. Keep reading to discover the highest paying business jobs in your city.

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#22. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $46,000
- #244 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

National
- Annual mean salary: $57,850
- Employment: 98,150
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($82,140)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($79,790)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($79,740)
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#21. Insurance underwriters

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $51,680
- #162 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,940
- Employment: 107,690
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($121,000)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($108,990)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($103,150)
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#20. Fundraisers

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $52,440
- #244 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $64,870
- Employment: 82,080
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($91,460)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($86,070)
--- Salinas, CA ($83,760)
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#19. Labor relations specialists

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $52,660
- #184 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

National
- Annual mean salary: $77,070
- Employment: 63,810
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Urban Honolulu, HI ($104,620)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($98,470)
--- Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ($97,520)
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#18. Tax preparers

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $53,430
- #48 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $51,080
- Employment: 83,190
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Anchorage, AK ($81,880)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($79,470)
--- Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ($73,170)

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#17. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $59,710
- #321 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

National
- Annual mean salary: $76,080
- Employment: 727,540
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($119,180)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($108,370)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($99,510)
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#16. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $60,030
- #340 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,960
- Employment: 278,140
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Kennewick-Richland, WA ($104,350)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($95,200)
--- Salinas, CA ($90,800)
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#15. Training and development specialists

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $65,050
- #161 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

National
- Annual mean salary: $67,620
- Employment: 336,030
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dothan, AL ($111,580)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($94,720)
--- Decatur, AL ($94,650)
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#14. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $65,310
- #138 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,810
- Employment: 87,750
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,980)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($97,020)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($96,830)
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#13. Compliance officers

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $67,270
- #256 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

National
- Annual mean salary: $75,810
- Employment: 334,340
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,650)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($99,460)
--- California-Lexington Park, MD ($96,030)

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#12. Human resources specialists

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $67,500
- #118 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 690

National
- Annual mean salary: $70,720
- Employment: 740,830
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($102,590)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($95,460)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($91,400)
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#11. Logisticians

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $67,720
- #276 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

National
- Annual mean salary: $79,230
- Employment: 189,320
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- California-Lexington Park, MD ($115,100)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($111,740)
--- Kokomo, IN ($101,310)
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#10. Cost estimators

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $68,510
- #190 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

National
- Annual mean salary: $73,740
- Employment: 208,950
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH ($104,660)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($99,450)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,550)
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#9. Budget analysts

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $70,760
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $84,240
- Employment: 47,440
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($114,670)
--- Iowa City, IA ($108,870)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($106,380)
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#8. Loan officers

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $71,430
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

National
- Annual mean salary: $80,570
- Employment: 340,170
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($111,830)
--- Bend-Redmond, OR ($106,290)
--- Wilmington, NC ($104,930)

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#7. Accountants and auditors

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $72,900
- #241 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,030

National
- Annual mean salary: $83,980
- Employment: 1,318,550
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($112,830)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($109,330)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($107,540)
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#6. Credit analysts

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $73,520
- #114 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

National
- Annual mean salary: $88,030
- Employment: 68,770
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($128,950)
--- Danbury, CT ($121,560)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($117,860)
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#5. Financial examiners

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $76,210
- #92 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $96,180
- Employment: 60,750
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($128,280)
--- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($125,590)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($124,070)
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#4. Financial and investment analysts

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $81,500
- #221 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $103,020
- Employment: 291,880
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($135,620)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($133,640)
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($132,820)
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#3. Project management specialists

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $87,660
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 720

National
- Annual mean salary: $98,420
- Employment: 743,860
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($133,950)
--- Birmingham-Hoover, AL ($130,250)
--- Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($125,330)

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#2. Management analysts

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $90,010
- #182 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

National
- Annual mean salary: $100,530
- Employment: 768,450
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Dothan, AL ($135,020)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($127,320)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($125,250)
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#1. Personal financial advisors

Springfield, IL
- Annual mean salary: $110,620
- #173 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

National
- Annual mean salary: $119,960
- Employment: 263,030
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Barnstable Town, MA ($172,780)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($161,010)
--- East Stroudsburg, PA ($158,790)

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