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Senior Economist Salary

A Senior Economist earns an average salary of $110,605 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$77,433 - $174,998
(Median)
$77K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $110,605
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$77,433 - $174,998  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,772  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$78,928 - $185,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101

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Job Description for Senior Economist

Senior economists are employed primarily by companies in the financial industry. Most employers prefer applicants who have a master's or doctorate degree in economics or a related field, although some may accept applicants with bachelor's degrees if they also have relevant work experience. Most employers prefer applicants with five or more years of experience in banking, finance, or economics.

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Senior Economist Tasks

  • Provide project management to ensure delivery of economic research undertakings.
  • Assist with publication of research documents and reports.
  • Oversee economic research projects from initial design through execution.
  • Share and present economic data interpretations with specialists of differing expertise.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Economist

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

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Experience Affects Senior Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$115,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Senior Economist Salaries

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 8%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$115,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Data Modeling
up arrow 2%

SAS
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 1%
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