Average Economist Salary

$78,521
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$49k
MEDIAN
$79k
90%
$135k

The average salary for an Economist is $78,521

Base Salary
$49k - $135k
Bonus
$991 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$1 - $10k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$48k - $142k
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What Do Economists Do?

Economist Tasks
  • Design and conduct research to identify trends, formulate forecast models.
  • Advise the government, agencies, corporations, and/or banks about the adoption of financial policies.
  • Compile reports and illustrations of research findings.
  • Devise methods for data collection, sampling, and processing in regard to finance, labor, agriculture, commodities, trade, etc.
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Job Satisfaction for Economist

3.9 out of 5
(76)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews
Based on 76 responses, the job of Economist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.85 out of 5. On average, Economists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
66.8%
Female
32.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 253 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

67%

Vision

59%

None

15%