Senior Economist Salary

A Senior Economist earns an average salary of $109,784 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$69,783 - $158,998
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MEDIAN: $111,656
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Salary $69,783 - $158,998
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$69,926 - $167,888
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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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

Pay by Experience for a Senior Economist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Economist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Economist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 50 salaries. A Senior Economist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $114,729

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Key Stats for Senior Economist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Senior Economist Salaries

▲22%

▲4%

National Average
$115,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼36%

Skills That Affect Senior Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲5%

Data Modeling
▲3%


National Average
$115,000


Project Management
▼6%

SAS
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 7%
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