Entry-Level Economist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Economist is $60,657 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are SAS, Policy Analysis, Data Modeling, Financial Analysis, and Statistical Analysis.
Entry-Level Economist Total Pay (?
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$39,811 - $102,309
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,657
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Entry-Level Economist Total Pay (?
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$9.57 - $35.48
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,811 - $102,309  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,731  
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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$39,466 - $110,031  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 572
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $35.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $54.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,731  
   
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).
)
$39,466 - $110,031  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 572
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Denver
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San Francisco
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National Average
$62,000
Boston
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Raleigh
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Portland
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Philadelphia
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Economist Salaries

SAS
up arrow 19%
Policy Analysis
up arrow 15%
Data Modeling
up arrow 14%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 11%
National Average
$62,000

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%
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