Highest-paying business jobs in Columbus, Indiana

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Columbus, Indiana

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Columbus, IN 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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#13. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $47,270
- #379 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#12. Human resources specialists

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $64,860
- #167 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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. Training and development specialists

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $65,850
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#10. Loan officers

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $72,410
- #274 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#9. Labor relations specialists

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $76,540
- #70 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#8. Cost estimators

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $76,810
- #57 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#7. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $77,940
- #20 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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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#6. Accountants and auditors

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $81,570
- #62 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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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#5. Financial and investment analysts

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $81,940
- #216 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#4. Personal financial advisors

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $92,190
- #328 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#3. Compliance officers

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $93,570
- #5 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#2. Project management specialists

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $103,180
- #29 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#1. Management analysts

Columbus, IN
- Annual mean salary: $119,810
- #9 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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