The average pay for a Late-Career Economist is $119,457 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Modeling and Financial Analysis.

$82,380 - $202,245
MEDIAN: $119,457

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$82,380 - $202,245  
$1,437 - $50,335  
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$82,807 - $224,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Data Modeling
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Financial Analysis
up arrow 24%

Data Analysis
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Statistical Analysis
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Research Analysis
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Policy Analysis
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 8%