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Economist Salaries

1,623 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

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$106,481 / yr
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How much does a Economist make?

The national average salary for a Economist is $106,481 in United States. Filter by location to see Economist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,623 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Economist employees.

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Economist

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

$83,808/yr

Range: $46K - $129K

187 salaries

$83,808/yr
$46K$129K

Economist

Federal Reserve Board

$163,957/yr

Range: $148K - $209K

156 salaries

$163,957/yr
$148K$209K

Economist

The World Bank

$141,267/yr

Range: $54K - $277K

90 salaries

$141,267/yr
$54K$277K

Economist

US Bureau of Economic Analysis

$85,354/yr

Range: $56K - $156K

78 salaries

$85,354/yr
$56K$156K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank (NY)

$185,900/yr

Range: $136K - $232K

59 salaries

$185,900/yr
$136K$232K

Economist

IMF

$146,111/yr

Range: $106K - $266K

57 salaries

$146,111/yr
$106K$266K

Economist

RTI International

$55,060/yr

Range: $46K - $113K

37 salaries

$55,060/yr
$46K$113K

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Economist

US Department of Labor

$84,963/yr

Range: $47K - $137K

37 salaries

$84,963/yr
$47K$137K

Economist

Compass Lexecon

$127,826/yr

Range: $93K - $224K

36 salaries

$127,826/yr
$93K$224K

Economist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$89,473/yr

Range: $46K - $164K

31 salaries

$89,473/yr
$46K$164K

Economist

IHS Markit

$64,465/yr

Range: $51K - $206K

24 salaries

$64,465/yr
$51K$206K

Economist

IRS

$109,592/yr

Range: $59K - $144K

22 salaries

$109,592/yr
$59K$144K

Economist

United States Federal Government

$113,663/yr

Range: $62K - $218K

20 salaries

$113,663/yr
$62K$218K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

$156,569/yr

Range: $111K - $169K

20 salaries

$156,569/yr
$111K$169K

Economist

HDR

$100,229/yr

Range: $69K - $183K

18 salaries

$100,229/yr
$69K$183K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

$138,670/yr

Range: $109K - $153K

18 salaries

$138,670/yr
$109K$153K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

$206,194/yr

Range: $68K - $593K

18 salaries

$206,194/yr
$68K$593K

Economist

HUD

$99,860/yr

Range: $56K - $168K

16 salaries

$99,860/yr
$56K$168K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

$200,347/yr

Range: $158K - $343K

16 salaries

$200,347/yr
$158K$343K

Economist

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

$100,965/yr

Range: $48K - $156K

16 salaries

$100,965/yr
$48K$156K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent economist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$17
hourly
An Economist in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Pittsburgh, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$8,500
monthly
An Economist in the Terre Haute, IN Area area reported making $8,500 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Terre Haute, IN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$107,455
per year
A Labor Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $107,455 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$106,000
per year
An Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$106,000
per year
An Economist in the Findlay, OH Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Additional Pay
$13k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Findlay, OH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$145,000
per year
An Economist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$90k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
An Economist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$72,750
per year
An Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $72,750 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$4,000
monthly
An Economist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $4,000 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$71,000
per year
A Health Economist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public