An Experienced Economist earns an average salary of $100,110 per year. A skill in SAS is associated with high pay for this job.

$70,615 - $162,607
MEDIAN: $100,109

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$70,615 - $162,607  
$511 - $48,479  
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$70,710 - $186,075  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 115

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,032

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Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

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Data Modeling
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Research Analysis
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Statistical Analysis
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Financial Analysis
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Data Analysis
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Policy Analysis
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National Average

Technical Writing
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


30 %
70 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 7%