Entry-Level Economist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Economist is $59,690 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SAS, Policy Analysis, Data Modeling, and Statistical Analysis.
Entry-Level Economist Total Pay (?
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$39,337 - $100,144
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MEDIAN: $59,689
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Entry-Level Economist Total Pay (?
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$9.64 - $35.35
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,337 - $100,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,395  
Profit Sharing
$979 - $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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$38,995 - $104,425  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 579
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $35.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $54.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,395  
   
Profit Sharing
$979 - $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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$38,995 - $104,425  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 579
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Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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Chicago
up arrow 9%
Denver
up arrow 9%
National Average
$60,000
Boston
up arrow 1%
Raleigh
up arrow 9%
Philadelphia
up arrow 18%
Atlanta
up arrow 26%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Economist Salaries

SAS
up arrow 23%
Policy Analysis
up arrow 16%
Data Modeling
up arrow 14%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 12%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 10%
National Average
$60,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 1%
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Gender
Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%
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