Highest-paying business jobs in Grand Rapids

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Grand Rapids

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 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

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $46,390
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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. Tax preparers

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $47,630
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#23. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $48,470
- #195 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 470

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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#22. Training and development specialists

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $57,000
- #323 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,060

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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#21. Fundraisers

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $60,630
- #119 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 350

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

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $62,360
- #233 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,370

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. Insurance appraisers, auto damage

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $63,130
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,180
- Employment: 11,430
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($89,810)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($86,970)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($86,050)
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#18. Cost estimators

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $64,530
- #299 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 840

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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#17. Labor relations specialists

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $65,070
- #132 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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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#16. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $65,930
- #160 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,450

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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#15. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $68,660
- #198 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,020

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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#14. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $68,960
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#13. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $69,140
- #93 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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. Credit analysts

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $69,260
- #148 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#11. Compliance officers

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $69,530
- #196 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 690

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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#10. Logisticians

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $71,070
- #219 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 880

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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#9. Accountants and auditors

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $74,130
- #206 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,210

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. Insurance underwriters

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $75,030
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 400

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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#7. Financial and investment analysts

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $79,700
- #242 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 610

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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#6. Financial risk specialists

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $80,230
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#5. Project management specialists

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $83,920
- #269 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,800

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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#4. Management analysts

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $84,100
- #299 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,710

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

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $87,860
- #53 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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#2. Loan officers

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $94,420
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,140

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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#1. Personal financial advisors

Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI
- Annual mean salary: $94,640
- #303 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

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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