Entry-Level Economist Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Economist is $62,222 per year. A skill in R is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,922 - $103,139
$40K
$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,222
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$11.79 - $37.46
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$37
MEDIAN: $21.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,922 - $103,139  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $15,498  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$39,337 - $105,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $37.46  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $70.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$98.63 - $15,498  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$39,337 - $105,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,990

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
26%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

R
▲14%

Forecasting
▲9%

Stata
▲8%





Econometrics
▲3%


National Average
$63,000

SAS
▼1%


Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Technical Writing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 11%