The average salary for an Economist with Policy Analysis skills is $83,354 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$44,626 - $146,348
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$45K
$83K
$150K
MEDIAN: $83,353
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$44,626 - $146,348  
   
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$0.00 - $20,886  
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$45,076 - $149,969  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,175

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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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