$110,045
Avg. Salary
$39.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,026

Bonus

$29,479

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Senior Economist is $39.00 per hour.

The median Senior Economist has a base pay of $110,045. Salaries generally range from $73k to $170k. The median bonus is $5,026. Skills that can affect salary include Research Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Data Modeling, Project Management, SAS, Financial Analysis.
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MEDIAN $39.00
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MEDIAN $110,045
$73,366 - $169,684
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MEDIAN: $110,045
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$0$183K
Salary $73,366 - $169,684
Bonus $0.00 - $20,463
Profit Sharing $29,479
Total Pay (?
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$74,052 - $183,649
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 204

Job Description for Senior Economist

Senior economists are employed primarily by companies in the financial industry. Most employers prefer applicants who have a master's or doctorate degree in economics or a related field, although some may accept applicants with bachelor's degrees if they also have relevant work experience. Most employers prefer applicants with five or more years of experience in banking, finance, or economics.

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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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Popular Skills for Senior Economist

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Economist

Pay by Experience for a Senior Economist has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Economist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Economist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 50 salaries. A Senior Economist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $113,776

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Key Stats for Senior Economist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Senior Economist Salaries

▲23%

▲5%

National Average
$114,000

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Skills That Affect Senior Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲6%

Data Modeling
▲4%



National Average
$114,000

Project Management
▼5%

SAS
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 8%