Highest-paying business jobs in Lafayette

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Lafayette

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Lafayette, LA 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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#14. Tax preparers

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $42,940
- #146 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#13. Human resources specialists

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $52,460
- #493 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 470

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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#12. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $56,330
- #389 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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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#11. Logisticians

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $56,460
- #402 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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. Training and development specialists

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $59,350
- #258 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#9. Loan officers

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $63,330
- #434 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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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#8. Compliance officers

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $63,640
- #326 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#7. Cost estimators

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $66,550
- #237 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#6. Financial and investment analysts

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $69,550
- #345 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#5. Accountants and auditors

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $69,610
- #352 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,380

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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#4. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $72,670
- #113 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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#3. Project management specialists

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $78,680
- #381 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

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

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $87,930
- #222 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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#1. Personal financial advisors

Lafayette, LA
- Annual mean salary: $104,350
- #220 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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