The average salary for an Economist with Policy Analysis skills is $81,888 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,917 - $147,134
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MEDIAN: $81,888
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$44,917 - $147,134  
   
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$0.00 - $24,832  
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$45,101 - $152,852  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 158

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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $81,667

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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