Highest-paying business jobs in Trenton

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Trenton

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Trenton, NJ 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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#23. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $68,110
- #7 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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. Fundraisers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $71,200
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#21. Cost estimators

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $76,720
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#20. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $77,370
- #31 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 480

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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#19. Human resources specialists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $79,760
- #14 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,320

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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#18. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $80,450
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#17. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $80,610
- #22 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 880

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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#16. Compliance officers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $83,860
- #26 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,600

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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#15. Insurance underwriters

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $84,880
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#14. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $84,950
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,160

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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#13. Budget analysts

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $85,110
- #40 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#12. Training and development specialists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $86,620
- #6 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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. Labor relations specialists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $88,160
- #21 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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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#10. Credit analysts

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $88,400
- #32 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 290

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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#9. Financial examiners

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $89,680
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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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#8. Accountants and auditors

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $93,370
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,930

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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#7. Loan officers

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $93,440
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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. Logisticians

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $96,720
- #8 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#5. Financial and investment analysts

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $97,750
- #51 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 800

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. Management analysts

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $99,630
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,260

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

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $103,490
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,080

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 risk specialists

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $107,760
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#1. Personal financial advisors

Trenton, NJ
- Annual mean salary: $134,020
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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