Highest-paying business jobs in Milwaukee

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November 30, 2022
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Highest-paying business jobs in Milwaukee

Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying business jobs in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 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. Meeting, convention, and event planners

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $49,790
- #168 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 710

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. Credit counselors

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $50,330
- #53 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 280

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. Tax preparers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $50,750
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 490

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. Fundraisers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $59,740
- #130 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 610

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. Labor relations specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $62,550
- #146 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 870

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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#20. Human resources specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $64,530
- #174 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,130

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. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $66,340
- #152 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 3,730

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. Cost estimators

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $66,550
- #237 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,140

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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#17. Training and development specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $70,020
- #88 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,270

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. Logisticians

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $70,340
- #231 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,210

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. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $70,510
- #160 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,790

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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#14. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $70,820
- #73 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 520

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. Compliance officers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $76,270
- #81 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,190

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. Accountants and auditors

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $80,960
- #69 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 7,710

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. Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $81,390
- #23 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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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#10. Credit analysts

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $82,320
- #63 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 500

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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#9. Budget analysts

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $84,840
- #43 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 230

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

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $85,090
- #33 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 840

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. Financial examiners

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $85,640
- #58 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 440

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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#6. Loan officers

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $94,830
- #24 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,050

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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#5. Project management specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $95,170
- #78 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 4,710

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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#4. Financial and investment analysts

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $99,080
- #44 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 1,730

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. Financial risk specialists

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $103,620
- #35 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 110

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

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $106,090
- #31 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 5,060

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

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
- Annual mean salary: $118,680
- #112 highest pay among all metros
- Employment: 2,750

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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