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Popular Jobs for Economics Degree

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To keep businesses profitable and markets functioning, someone needs to understand and analyze the profits and losses over time. Maybe you could work in microfinance or budget planning. As an economist, you're a valuable member of any business team. Take a look at our list of most popular jobs for economics majors and see which role interests you most.

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 National Median Pay
Financial Analyst $52,800
Staff Accountant $46,000
Finance/Banking Business Analyst $70,800
Economist $66,200
Data Analyst $57,200
Financial Advisor $116,000
Investments Analyst $71,200
Business Process / Management Consultant $104,000
Financial Research Analyst $60,500
Marketing Analyst $48,500
Marketing Manager $73,100
Banking Credit Analyst $45,400
Portfolio Manager $109,000
Securities Trader $95,900
Financial Controller $86,100
Investment Banking Analyst $75,000
Pricing Analyst $50,200
Financial Consultant $83,500
Market Research Analyst $57,000
Real Estate Analyst $60,000
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.
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