Entry-Level Economist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Economist is $61,871 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are R and Policy Analysis.

$40,278 - $102,846
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MEDIAN: $61,871
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$12.47 - $48.18
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$48
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,278 - $102,846  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,067  
Total Pay (?
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$40,340 - $107,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 714
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $48.18  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $37.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $10,067  
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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$40,340 - $107,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

R
up arrow 19%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 11%

SAS
up arrow 8%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 7%

Data Modeling
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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