An Economist with Data Modeling skills earns an average salary of $77,192 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,161 - $132,253
$44K
$77K
$130K
MEDIAN: $77,192
10%
50%
90%

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$23.92 - $34.73
$26
MEDIAN: $26.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,161 - $132,253  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $30,242  
Profit Sharing
$6,625  
Total Pay (?
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$44,693 - $150,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$26.38  
   
Overtime
$30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$412.17 - $30,242  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,625  
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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$44,693 - $150,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,064

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
046
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$77,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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