Average Senior Economist Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Senior Economist is $128,160 in 2023

Base Salary
$87k - $216k
$3k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$91k - $240k
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What Do Senior Economists Do?

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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FAQs About Senior Economists

What is the highest pay for Senior Economists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Senior Economist is $216k / year

What is the lowest pay for Senior Economists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Senior Economist is $87k / year

How can Senior Economists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Senior Economist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Senior Economist that oversees more junior Senior Economists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.