Economist Salary in the United States

How much does an Economist make at companies like in the United States? The average salary for Economist at companies like in the United States is $123,341 as of June 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $104,870 and $145,410. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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An economist is a practitioner in the social science discipline of economics. The individual may also study, develop, and apply theories and concepts from economics and write about economic policy. Within this field there are many sub-fields, ranging from the broad philosophical theories to the focused study of minutiae within specific markets, macroeconomic analysis, microeconomic analysis or financial statement analysis, involving analytical methods and tools such as econometrics, statistics, economics computational models, financial economics, mathematical finance and mathematical economic...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for Economist in companies like in the United States. The base salary for Economist in companies like range from $104,870 to $145,410 with the average base salary of $123,341. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $110,331 to $163,510 with the average total cash compensation of $132,921.
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