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Popular Jobs for Economics Degree

Finding a connection between your interests and your career goals is no easy feat, but seeing what jobs are out there for specific majors is a good start. See the most popular jobs for economics majors, as reported by PayScale.


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Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Jobs for Economics Degree - Full List
Popular Jobs for Economics DegreeMedian Salary All U.S.
Financial Analyst$54,100
Accountant$45,900
Controller (Financial)$84,100
Operations Manager$70,600
Financial Analyst, Corporate$63,400
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Consultant, Business Process / Management$104,000
Personal Banker$37,600
Business Analyst, Finance/Banking$65,900
Research Analyst, Financial$85,500
Underwriter$63,200
Management Consultant$124,000
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Credit Analyst, Banking$46,700
Branch Manager, Banking$58,500
Regional Sales Manager$104,000
Retail Store Manager$51,500
Office Manager$44,300
Data Analyst$55,300
Personal Financial Advisor$104,000
Information Technology (IT) Consultant$98,600
Information Technology (IT) Manager$87,500
Account Manager Sales$80,700
Administrative Assistant$34,100
Market Research Analyst$47,900
Economist$79,100
Vice President (VP), Operations$136,000
Associate - Investment Banking$115,000
Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems)$71,400
Executive Assistant$47,700
Customer Service Representative (CSR)$34,200
Marketing Manager$68,600
Methodology
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates with a Bachelor's degree in the given major from any college. Median salary for each job title is for individuals with any major who have a typical amount of experience at that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals in these categories. See full methodology for more.