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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Economist make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$97,006 / yrTotal Pay
$78,851 / yrBase Pay
$18,155 / yrAdditional Pay

$97,006

 / yr
$17K$706K
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The estimated total pay for a Economist is $97,006 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $78,851 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,155 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Economist salary is $78,851. Salaries can range from $16,992 - $706,037. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Economist in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $97,006.

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Economist
$95,958 /yr
Economist Ii
$129,191 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Economist?

Some related job titles are Economic Salaries with median pay of $95,469, Junior Economist Salaries with median pay of $94,817, Chief Economist Salaries with median pay of $173,979, Economic Analyst Salaries with median pay of $83,285.

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US Bureau of Labor Statistics
4.3

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economist

$88,892

 /yr
Range: $47K - $144K

$47K

$144K

$47,420 - $144,306 Range

Federal Reserve Board
4.4

$174,724

 /yr
Range: $160K - $226K

$160K

$226K

$159,914 - $226,442 Range

US Bureau of Economic Analysis
2.9

$61K

$173K

$60,639 - $172,500 Range

The World Bank
4.1

$132,386

 /yr
Range: $58K - $234K

$58K

$234K

$58,307 - $233,763 Range

IMF
4.4

IMF

Economist

$141,918

 /yr
Range: $112K - $258K

$112K

$258K

$111,776 - $257,519 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Economist

$140,165

 /yr
Range: $89K - $170K

$89K

$170K

$89,334 - $170,429 Range

Federal Reserve Bank (NY)
3.7

$201,464

 /yr
Range: $142K - $297K

$142K

$297K

$141,960 - $296,897 Range

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US Department of Labor
3.8

$93,133

 /yr
Range: $52K - $148K

$52K

$148K

$52,000 - $148,066 Range

RTI International
4.1

$59,689

 /yr
Range: $47K - $77K

$47K

$77K

$47,055 - $76,784 Range

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4.1

$72K

$99K

$72,074 - $99,289 Range

Compass Lexecon
4.1

$129,696

 /yr
Range: $100K - $240K

$100K

$240K

$99,812 - $239,847 Range

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
4.2

$63K

$154K

$63,368 - $154,283 Range

IRS
3.5

IRS

Economist

$113,541

 /yr
Range: $64K - $132K

$64K

$132K

$63,971 - $132,000 Range

HUD
3.8

HUD

Economist

$97,243

 /yr
Range: $60K - $182K

$60K

$182K

$60,270 - $181,991 Range

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
3.7

$119K

$166K

$118,526 - $165,940 Range

US Department of Treasury
4.1

$137,375

 /yr
Range: $71K - $210K

$71K

$210K

$70,639 - $210,387 Range

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
3.6

$148K

$181K

$147,529 - $180,638 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$67K

$179K

$67,000 - $179,235 Range

DeVry University
3.6

$110,433

 /yr
Range: $92K - $135K

$92K

$135K

$92,069 - $134,801 Range

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
4.2

$164K

$171K

$163,580 - $171,289 Range

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$43,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Economist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

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8 days ago by a Economist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$900

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8 days ago by a Economist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$138,000

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8 days ago by a Economist with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$10,000

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Economist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$66,240

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Economist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Economist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$92,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Economist with 4 to 6 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Economist with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Economist salaries

The national average salary for an Economist is $108,911 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Economist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1744 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Economist employees.

The highest salary for an Economist in United States is $184,265 per year.

The lowest salary for an Economist in United States is $64,373 per year.

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