Popular Jobs for Economics Degree

jobs for economics degree
From crunching numbers in the finance department to sorting out the cost of damages in a heated court battle, economists can find rewarding and interesting careers in several industries. Think about what interests you and then take a look at our list of most popular jobs for economics majors.

Methodology
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 Degree Median Salary All U.S.
Financial Analyst $54,300
Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) $96,500
Staff Accountant $46,100
Business Analyst, IT $80,500
Financial Analyst, Corporate $58,700
Management Consultant $122,000
Business Analyst, Finance/Banking $66,800
Credit Analyst, Banking $45,200
Financial Controller $86,800
Administrative Assistant $34,800
Research Analyst, Financial $58,300
Branch Manager, Banking $58,100
Personal Banker $38,300
Consultant, Business Process / Management $107,000
Data Analyst $56,800
Financial / Securities / Investments Analyst $66,100
Retail Store Manager $52,500
Economist $80,000
Financial Advisor $94,800
Marketing Manager $70,200
Project Manager, Construction $90,200
Senior Accountant $59,500
General / Operations Manager $79,900
Outside Sales Manager $81,900
Sales Director $137,000
Securities Trader $99,500
Regional Sales Manager $109,000
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) $126,000
Marketing Research Analyst $47,500
Underwriter $63,700
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.