Highest-paying business jobs in Indianapolis

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Indianapolis

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, 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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#25. Credit counselors

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $48,100
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

National
- Annual mean salary: $50,430
- Employment: 31,230
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($74,570)
--- Lincoln, NE ($69,990)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($66,410)
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#24. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $49,590
- #173 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 640

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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#23. Tax preparers

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $50,930
- #66 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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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#22. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $52,210
- #116 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

National
- Annual mean salary: $63,200
- Employment: 52,270
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Stockton-Lodi, CA ($102,470)
--- Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($99,710)
--- San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($98,850)
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#21. Fundraisers

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $57,160
- #170 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 690

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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#20. Human resources specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $61,020
- #270 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 6,700

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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#19. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $62,160
- #315 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,210

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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#18. Training and development specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $65,720
- #152 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,710

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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#17. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $65,800
- #165 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,080

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. Labor relations specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $67,410
- #119 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 730

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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#15. Logisticians

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $67,460
- #280 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 840

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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#14. Cost estimators

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $70,210
- #151 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,630

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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#13. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $72,660
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

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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#12. Compliance officers

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $75,650
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,250

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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#11. Credit analysts

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $75,680
- #102 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#10. Accountants and auditors

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $76,450
- #146 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 10,250

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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#9. Insurance underwriters

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $77,930
- #66 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,010

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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#8. Budget analysts

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $78,770
- #86 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#7. Loan officers

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $79,900
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,070

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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#6. Project management specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $82,260
- #306 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,830

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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#5. Financial risk specialists

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $85,350
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

National
- Annual mean salary: $110,610
- Employment: 54,320
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($146,590)
--- Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($141,890)
--- Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA ($141,590)
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#4. Management analysts

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $87,690
- #227 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,380

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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#3. Financial examiners

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $87,980
- #49 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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#2. Financial and investment analysts

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $102,150
- #31 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,570

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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#1. Personal financial advisors

Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
- Annual mean salary: $113,900
- #149 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,340

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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