An Economist in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $71,968 per year. A skill in Policy Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$42,408 - $145,023
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$42K
$72K
$150K
MEDIAN: $71,968
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$5,000  
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$39,732 - $151,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Policy Analysis
up arrow 17%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$68,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None:
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