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Entry-Level Economist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Economist is $60,782 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 Salary (?
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$40,128 - $101,658
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,781
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Entry-Level Economist Salary (?
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$11.79 - $35.61
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,128 - $101,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $10,137  
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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$39,935 - $108,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 538
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $35.61  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $57.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,255  
   
Profit Sharing
$974 - $10,137  
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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$39,935 - $108,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Dallas
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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 16%
Data Modeling
up arrow 15%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 11%
Data Analysis
up arrow 4%
National Average
$62,000

Job Satisfaction

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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%