An Economist with Research Analysis skills earns an average salary of $75,250 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$41,312 - $149,065
(Median)
$41K
$75K
$150K
MEDIAN: $75,250
10%
50%
90%

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$20.56 - $34.39
(Median)
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$25
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MEDIAN: $25.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$41,312 - $149,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,447  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,676 - $155,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Overtime
$30.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,447  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$41,676 - $155,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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