Highest-paying business jobs in Pittsburgh

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Pittsburgh

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Pittsburgh, PA 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

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $45,380
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $55,050
- #75 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 630

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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#23. Tax preparers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $56,410
- #34 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

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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#22. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $58,150
- #89 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $61,960
- #101 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 760

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. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $64,290
- #147 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,320

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. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $65,870
- #262 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,970

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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#18. Human resources specialists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $67,160
- #126 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,850

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. Training and development specialists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $68,050
- #112 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,970

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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#16. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $69,960
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,850

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. Logisticians

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $72,470
- #193 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,360

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. Labor relations specialists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $73,310
- #83 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 940

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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#13. Compliance officers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $74,110
- #107 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,390

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. Cost estimators

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $74,440
- #85 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,990

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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#11. Accountants and auditors

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $75,690
- #166 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 11,670

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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#10. Loan officers

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $75,880
- #210 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,040

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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#9. Budget analysts

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $77,460
- #99 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 210

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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#8. Insurance underwriters

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $78,900
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 740

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. Management analysts

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $82,390
- #332 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,100

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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#6. Financial examiners

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $83,280
- #65 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 760

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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#5. Financial and investment analysts

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $86,840
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,370

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. Project management specialists

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $88,910
- #169 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,660

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

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $90,600
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 150

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. Credit analysts

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $91,230
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 900

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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#1. Personal financial advisors

Pittsburgh, PA
- Annual mean salary: $145,980
- #13 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,410

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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