Highest-paying business jobs in Winston-Salem

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Winston-Salem

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Winston-Salem, NC 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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#24. Tax preparers

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $42,210
- #155 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $49,560
- #174 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $54,050
- #108 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $55,860
- #196 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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. Training and development specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $56,270
- #343 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 800

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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#19. Human resources specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $60,970
- #272 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,180

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. Budget analysts

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $61,770
- #177 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#17. Cost estimators

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $64,330
- #304 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#16. Logisticians

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $64,440
- #334 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 410

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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#15. Labor relations specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $64,840
- #133 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#14. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $66,450
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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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#13. Compliance officers

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $68,470
- #219 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#12. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $70,200
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,280

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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#11. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $70,690
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,220

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. Insurance underwriters

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $73,080
- #95 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#9. Accountants and auditors

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $76,640
- #143 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,750

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. Loan officers

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $76,830
- #193 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 540

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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#7. Credit analysts

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $80,940
- #72 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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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#6. Financial and investment analysts

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $85,240
- #169 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 390

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. Management analysts

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $85,800
- #264 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 870

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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#4. Project management specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $87,850
- #190 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,030

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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#3. Financial examiners

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $92,030
- #38 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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 risk specialists

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $99,260
- #45 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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

Winston-Salem, NC
- Annual mean salary: $100,500
- #261 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

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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