Economist with Statistical Analysis Skills Salary

The average Economist with Statistical Analysis skills can expect to rake in roughly $82K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Economists with Statistical Analysis skills who answered the questionnnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The majority of Economists with Statistical Analysis skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,172 - $133,966
MEDIAN: $81,976

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$48,172 - $133,966  
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$48,461 - $145,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

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

Economists with Statistical Analysis skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $68K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $92K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $107K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $126K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $82,978

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For Economists with Statistical Analysis skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Economists with Statistical Analysis skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+19 percent). Chicago ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 6 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%