The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Economist is $111,452.
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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. Senior economists generally work in office environments and spend the majority of their time at a desk…Read more
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
Skills in Statistical Analysis, Data Modeling and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Econometrics and Research Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Economist
An early career Senior Economist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $83,953 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Senior Economist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,599 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,907.
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