Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Economist is $77,813
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Economists?
An entry-level Economist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,168 based on 116 salaries. An early career Economist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,078 based on 310 salaries. A mid-career Economist …Read more
What Do Economists Do?
Economists advise businesses and/or government organizations in different aspects of economics. Topics vary greatly, and they can include tax rates, health statistics, energy facts, transportation, international trade, and development.
Through the use of different computer programs, economists can gather and present data. Economists generally have a good understanding of different sampling or survey techniques to gain information. The evaluation of both past and present information in the …Read more
- 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.