Economist Salary in the United States

How much does an Economist make in the United States? The average Economist salary in the United States is $120,127 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $102,131 and $141,616. 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

What is an Economist?

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 the job of Economist in United States. The base salary for Economist ranges from $$102,131 to $141,616 with the average base salary of $120,127. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $107,453 to $159,243 with the average total cash compensation of $129,459.

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Job Openings for Economist
Job Summary In this role, you will serve as the senior economist in the policy and supervision division of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and focus on research contributing to the ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
BEPC, Inc. - Plano , TX
BEPC, Inc. is looking for a highly-analytical Economic Capital Analyst to join the team! Must Have: * Advanced Degree. Specify: Master's Degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Interns will work closely with the economists and data scientists in the Office of the Chief Economist on high-impact projects in a supportive research environment. Topic areas include market design ...
Hirepurpose - 9 days ago
Virginia Economic Development Partnership - Richmond , VA
Analyst, Sites and Buildings Richmond, VA Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) is seeking an Analyst to join its Research Division as part of the Sites and Buildings team. As a member of ...
Recruitology - 9 days ago
Microsoft Research New York City is actively seeking summer interns in the economics and computation research area. Topics include algorithmic game theory, auctions, crowdsourcing & human computation ...
Hirepurpose - 6 days ago
This is a position for a business analyst experienced in medical economics. Requires a BS/BA in finance or related subject; at least 5 years budgeting, forecasting and/or medical financial reporting ...
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