A Senior Economist earns an average salary of $109,203 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$70,066 - $170,040
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MEDIAN: $109,203
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$70,377 - $179,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Economist

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $112,397

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Key Stats for Senior Economist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Senior Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%


National Average
$112,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Skills That Affect Senior Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 8%

Data Modeling
up arrow 5%



National Average
$112,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

SAS
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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