An Economist with Data Modeling skills earns an average salary of $79,266 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.

$44,550 - $144,793
(Median)
$45K
$79K
$140K
MEDIAN: $79,265
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$23.92 - $34.73
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$26
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,550 - $144,793  
   
Bonus
$964 - $29,849  
Profit Sharing
$8,250  
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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$45,388 - $156,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$26.38  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$964 - $29,849  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,250  
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).
)
$45,388 - $156,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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: $79,010

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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 110%

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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