Highest-paying business jobs in Dubuque

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Dubuque

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Dubuque, IA 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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#18. Tax preparers

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $41,260
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $42,050
- #300 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#16. Human resources specialists

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $56,930
- #395 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#15. Fundraisers

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $57,130
- #171 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#14. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $58,710
- #349 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#13. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $59,270
- #210 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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. Training and development specialists

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $60,630
- #231 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#11. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $61,710
- #256 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#10. Compliance officers

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $63,450
- #331 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#9. Accountants and auditors

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $64,430
- #473 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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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#8. Cost estimators

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $67,280
- #219 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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. Financial examiners

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $73,410
- #106 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#6. Loan officers

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $74,720
- #230 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#5. Logisticians

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $76,300
- #133 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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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#4. Management analysts

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $76,890
- #418 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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. Project management specialists

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $78,000
- #398 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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. Financial and investment analysts

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $78,300
- #256 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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

Dubuque, IA
- Annual mean salary: $108,710
- #189 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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