Economist in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for an Economist in Washington, District of Columbia is $93,243 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing, Policy Analysis, Financial Analysis, SAS, and Statistical Analysis.

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MEDIAN: $93,243
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

Pay by Experience for an Economist has a positive trend. An entry-level Economist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 82 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Economist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 29 salaries. An Economist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

▲34%

▲20%

▲7%

National Average
$96,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Technical Writing
▲22%


SAS
▲14%




Econometrics
▲8%


National Average
$96,000


Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%