Highest-paying business jobs in Waco

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Waco

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Waco, TX 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. Credit counselors

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $42,580
- #104 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#20. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $49,340
- #180 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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. Tax preparers

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $52,330
- #56 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#18. Credit analysts

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $52,630
- #234 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#17. Training and development specialists

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $55,870
- #348 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $56,810
- #378 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 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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#15. Human resources specialists

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $58,040
- #367 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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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#14. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $61,640
- #184 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 60

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. Insurance underwriters

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $61,750
- #150 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#12. Cost estimators

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $62,610
- #362 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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. Compliance officers

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $63,310
- #334 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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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#10. Fundraisers

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $65,160
- #61 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#9. Budget analysts

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $67,550
- #165 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 80

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. Loan officers

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $67,750
- #364 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 170

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. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $70,670
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

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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#6. Logisticians

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $72,970
- #183 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 120

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. Accountants and auditors

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $73,460
- #225 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 770

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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#4. Financial and investment analysts

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $76,680
- #282 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#3. Management analysts

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $80,600
- #365 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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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#2. Project management specialists

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $80,960
- #332 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 560

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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#1. Personal financial advisors

Waco, TX
- Annual mean salary: $86,650
- #363 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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