Salaries in Vermont for Professionals in International Business and Affairs

Vermont’s exports to foreign markets were worth a total of $3.6 billion in 2014 alone, supporting some 15,000 jobs in the state according to the US Department of Commerce International Trade Administration. Among these were high-paying management and corporate leadership professionals working as logisticians, trade analysts, export compliance officers and even multinational executives.

In addition to international business professionals, Vermont’s internationally focused nonprofit community, state government agencies and universities offer high starting salaries to such international relations experts as NGO directors, intelligence analysts, and humanitarian aid program directors.

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International Business Salaries in Vermont

Shown below are the median and 90th percentile salary values for a number of corporate management and specialist positions that frequently involve knowledge of international trade and commerce (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014):

Vermont Area
Profession
90th Percentile Annual Salary
Burlington
Industrial production managers
$177470
Burlington
Purchasing managers
$135500
Burlington
Transportation / storage and distribution managers
$121340
Burlington
Management analysts
$170800
Burlington
Logisticians
$90920
Burlington
Compliance officers
$90350
Burlington
Market research analysts
$96460
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Industrial production managers
$142170
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Transportation / storage and distribution managers
$119550
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Compliance officers
$78760
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Management analysts
$92430
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Market research analysts
$87170
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Industrial production managers
$156750
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Management analysts
$146200
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Purchasing managers
$139710
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Compliance officers
$99020
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Transportation / storage and distribution managers
$117130
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Market research analysts
$76750

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

Occupation
Employment
Annual mean wage
Industrial Production Managers
350
99000
Purchasing Managers
160
93270
Transportation Storage and Distribution Managers
130
82050
Compliance Officers
2220
65010
Logisticians
160
63520
Management Analysts
620
84910
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1470
56370

International Relations Salaries in Vermont

Shown below are the median and 90th percentile salary values for professions that frequently involve international relations experience and expertise (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014):

Vermont Area
Profession
90th Percentile Annual Salary
Burlington
Foreign language and literature professors
$78150
Burlington
Fundraisers
$77400
Burlington
Interpreters and translators
$38240
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Urban and regional planners
$78930
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Northern Vermont
Fundraisers
$67410
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Political science professors
$141870
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Foreign language and literature professors
$121010
Nonmetropolitan Vermont-Southern Vermont
Fundraisers
$95450

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

Occupation
Employment
Annual mean wage
Fundraisers
400
48700
Economists
60
79600
Urban and Regional Planners
230
51920
Area Ethnic and Cultural Studies Teachers Postsecondary
Not Available
88980
Political Science Teachers Postsecondary
120
89510
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers Postsecondary
330
66340
Interpreters and Translators
100
37750

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