Highest-paying business jobs in Salt Lake City

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Salt Lake City

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Salt Lake City, UT 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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#26. Credit counselors

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $46,830
- #80 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 430

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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#25. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $53,700
- #97 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 770

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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#24. Fundraisers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $57,900
- #152 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 240

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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#23. Tax preparers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $59,580
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 320

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. Compliance officers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $64,540
- #317 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,110

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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#21. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $64,810
- #283 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,160

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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#20. Human resources specialists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $65,170
- #157 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,130

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. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $65,420
- #135 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 590

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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#18. Training and development specialists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $65,590
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,850

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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#17. Loan officers

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $66,010
- #397 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,200

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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#16. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $66,680
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,660

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

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $66,730
- #289 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,240

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

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $68,260
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 90

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. Credit analysts

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $69,870
- #145 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 270

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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#12. Insurance underwriters

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $70,460
- #109 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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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#11. Financial and investment analysts

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $71,450
- #332 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,510

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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#10. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $74,330
- #37 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 100

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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#9. Accountants and auditors

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $74,810
- #185 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 7,210

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. Cost estimators

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $75,930
- #64 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,520

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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#7. Budget analysts

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $78,840
- #84 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#6. Management analysts

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $78,930
- #391 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,090

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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#5. Financial examiners

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $84,030
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 310

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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#4. Personal financial advisors

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $87,080
- #359 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,810

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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#3. Project management specialists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $88,540
- #175 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 6,430

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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#2. Financial risk specialists

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $89,020
- #67 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 260

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. Insurance appraisers, auto damage

Salt Lake City, UT
- Annual mean salary: $89,810
- #1 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: data not available

National
- Annual mean salary: $68,180
- Employment: 11,430
- Metros with highest average pay:
--- Salt Lake City, UT ($89,810)
--- New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($86,970)
--- Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($86,050)

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