Highest-paying business jobs in Allentown

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Allentown

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-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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#24. Credit counselors

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $45,200
- #90 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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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#23. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $54,030
- #90 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $61,290
- #110 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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. Training and development specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $65,520
- #155 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 650

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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#20. Human resources specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $67,640
- #115 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,500

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. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $67,940
- #106 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,310

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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#18. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $68,730
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $68,780
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#16. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $70,350
- #164 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#15. Compliance officers

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $71,240
- #165 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

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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#14. Cost estimators

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $71,820
- #127 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 510

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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#13. Financial examiners

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $74,100
- #100 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 70

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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#12. Accountants and auditors

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $77,990
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,640

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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#11. Logisticians

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $78,020
- #114 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 490

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. Budget analysts

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $78,390
- #88 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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#9. Labor relations specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $79,060
- #60 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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. Loan officers

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $83,090
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 360

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. Insurance underwriters

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $83,930
- #38 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 200

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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#6. Financial and investment analysts

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $84,900
- #176 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

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. Credit analysts

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $85,830
- #42 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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#4. Project management specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $86,070
- #227 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,160

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 risk specialists

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $86,950
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 30

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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#2. Management analysts

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $89,920
- #184 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

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

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
- Annual mean salary: $143,100
- #18 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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