Salaries in Oklahoma for Professionals in International Business and Affairs

With Oklahoma’s aerospace products in demand around the world, the state exported $6.3 billion worth of goods to foreign markets in 2014 alone. This level of trade supported 36,401 jobs in the state, including high paying corporate positions for multinational executives, export compliance specialists, and business development directors, among other international business professionals.

Oklahoma’s efforts to expand international trade and commerce rests largely in the hands of the international relations specialists working to foster cultural awareness and support international development and humanitarian aid initiatives. Strong international ties lead to lasting trade relationships that benefit stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic. Organizations like the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations rely on program directors, outreach workers and other international relations specialist to make it all happen, paying top salaries for their expertise.

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International Business Professional Salaries in Oklahoma

Shown here are salary values for corporate management and specialist positions frequently involved with international trade and commerce (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014):

Oklahoma Area
Profession
90th Percentile Annual Salary
Lawton
Industrial production managers
$114340
Lawton
Management analysts
$96430
Lawton
Compliance officers
$76450
Oklahoma City
Purchasing managers
$145620
Oklahoma City
Industrial production managers
$114340
Oklahoma City
Transportation / storage and distribution managers
$121850
Oklahoma City
Logisticians
$93660
Oklahoma City
Management analysts
$99160
Oklahoma City
Market research analysts
$91640
Oklahoma City
Compliance officers
$76450
Tulsa
Industrial production managers
$162660
Tulsa
Purchasing managers
$147700
Tulsa
Logisticians
$97480
Tulsa
Transportation / storage and distribution managers
$121230
Tulsa
Management analysts
$99870
Tulsa
Market research analysts
$110240
Tulsa
Compliance officers
$93240

A full analysis of salaries for international business professionals in Oklahoma is shown here (US Department of Labor, 2014):

Occupation
Employment
Annual mean wage
Industrial Production Managers
3020
95210
Purchasing Managers
750
87600
Transportation Storage and Distribution Managers
1370
75130
Compliance Officers
3940
50750
Logisticians
2080
71460
Management Analysts
4820
69270
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
2410
57620

International Relations Professional Salaries in Oklahoma

Shown here are the median salary values for CEOs in the Southwest region of the United States, including Oklahoma (Charity Navigator, 20150:

  • Large charities – $264,547
  • Medium charities – $135,506
  • Small charities – $90,724

Shown here are salary values for professional classifications frequently involved in international relations programs and initiatives throughout Oklahoma (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014):

Oklahoma Area
Profession
90th Percentile Annual Salary
Oklahoma City
Urban and regional planners
$99400
Oklahoma City
Professors-Foreign language and literature teachers
$64710
Oklahoma City
Professors-Political science
$90370
Oklahoma City
Fundraisers
$66380
Oklahoma City
Interpreters and translators
$43620
Tulsa
Urban and regional planners
$99400
Tulsa
Fundraisers
$76830
Tulsa
Interpreters and translators
$47360

A full analysis of salaries for international relations specialists in Oklahoma is shown here (US Department of Labor, 2014):

Occupation
Employment
Annual mean wage
Fundraisers
310
46570
Economists
70
82120
Urban and Regional Planners
160
71520
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
160
64910
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers Postsecondary
230
52090
Interpreters and Translators
250
31750

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