Senior Economist Salary (United States)

A Senior Economist earns an average salary of $113,242 per year.
Senior Economist Salary (?
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$79,154 - $168,475
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$79,154 - $168,475  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,308  
Profit Sharing
$1,965 - $10,174  
Total Pay (?
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$79,739 - $184,741  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 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
up arrow 14%
National Average
$119,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Senior Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$119,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Senior Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%
National Average
$119,000
Data Modeling
up arrow 7%
Statistical Analysis
up arrow 8%
Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 3%
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