Highest-paying business jobs in Spokane

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Spokane

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 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

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $46,600
- #81 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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#24. Tax preparers

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $48,270
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 130

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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#23. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $52,070
- #116 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 140

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

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $63,030
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 180

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. Human resources specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $65,540
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,310

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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#20. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $66,210
- #155 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,080

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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#19. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $68,440
- #206 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 490

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. Training and development specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $69,760
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 380

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. Financial examiners

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $69,810
- #120 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#16. Logisticians

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $72,020
- #206 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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#15. Compliance officers

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $72,080
- #144 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 660

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. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $72,580
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 40

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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#13. Cost estimators

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $73,170
- #103 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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. Budget analysts

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $73,480
- #130 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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#11. Accountants and auditors

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $74,130
- #206 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,030

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. Financial and investment analysts

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $75,840
- #296 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 190

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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#9. Loan officers

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $76,970
- #191 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 960

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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#8. Labor relations specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $77,090
- #68 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 160

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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#7. Credit analysts

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $77,200
- #91 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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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#6. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $80,400
- #17 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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#5. Insurance underwriters

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $83,730
- #41 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 220

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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#4. Financial risk specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $84,370
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 50

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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#3. Project management specialists

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $89,880
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 450

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. Management analysts

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $92,050
- #154 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 780

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

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA
- Annual mean salary: $131,870
- #55 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 330

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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