Highest-paying business jobs in Salem

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Salem

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Salem, OR 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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#21. Fundraisers

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $45,350
- #315 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 300

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. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $51,820
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#19. Credit analysts

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $65,480
- #181 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#18. Human resources specialists

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $67,260
- #122 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 890

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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#17. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $67,740
- #112 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 460

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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#16. Training and development specialists

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $69,700
- #93 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 810

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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#15. Logisticians

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $70,200
- #234 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#14. Compliance officers

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $71,410
- #160 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 900

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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#13. Cost estimators

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $73,090
- #106 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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#12. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $75,970
- #65 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 340

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. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $76,660
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#10. Accountants and auditors

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $76,770
- #141 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,150

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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#9. Labor relations specialists

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $81,010
- #49 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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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#8. Insurance underwriters

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $82,290
- #46 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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 examiners

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $82,830
- #66 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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#6. Project management specialists

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $85,290
- #237 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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#5. Management analysts

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $89,430
- #192 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,690

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. Budget analysts

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $90,210
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#3. Loan officers

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $95,520
- #21 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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#2. Personal financial advisors

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $96,840
- #293 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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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#1. Financial and investment analysts

Salem, OR
- Annual mean salary: $98,380
- #48 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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