Senior Economist Salary (United States)

A Senior Economist earns an average salary of $116,308 per year.
Senior Economist Total Pay (?
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$78,987 - $172,605
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$78,987 - $172,605  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $57,812  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $10,174  
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$79,569 - $190,239  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Senior Economist

  • 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.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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National Average
$125,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Senior Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
National Average
$125,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Senior Economist Salaries

National Average
$125,000
Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%
Data Modeling
up arrow 12%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 13%
Research Analysis
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 3%
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