The average pay for a Mid-Career Economist is $88,892 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Technical Writing, Forecasting, SAS, and Policy Analysis.

$57,334 - $129,852
$57K
$89K
$130K
MEDIAN: $88,891
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$17.00 - $37.46
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$57,334 - $129,852  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$1,257  
Total Pay (?
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$55,634 - $146,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.43  
   
Overtime
$24.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.67 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,257  
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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$55,634 - $146,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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National Average: $89,374

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
5-9 years
74%
10-19 years
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 24%

Forecasting
up arrow 17%

SAS
up arrow 16%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 12%

Econometrics
up arrow 6%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Data Modeling
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
$89,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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