Economist Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

The average pay for an Economist in Washington, District of Columbia is $87,752 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Policy Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Economist in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$51,138 - $146,500
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MEDIAN: $87,751
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National Salary Data

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$51,138 - $146,500  
   
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$0.00 - $20,134  
Total Pay (?
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$51,382 - $155,730  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 268
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Pay by Experience Level for Economist in Washington, District of Columbia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Economist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

National Average
$88,000

Skills That Affect Economist in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

SAS
up arrow 7%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 5%
Data Modeling
up arrow 4%
Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%
National Average
$88,000
Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

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Gender

Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 7%
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