How much does a Senior Economist make?

Updated Jul 22, 2021

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$146,760 /yr
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317 salaries

$91K

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$147K

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$236K

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The national average salary for Senior Economist is $146,760 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Economist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Economist employees.

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The World Bank
4.2

The World Bank

Senior Economist

$165,687

 /yr
Range: $134K - $226K
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$134K

$226K

$133,870 - $225,934 Range

Compass Lexecon
4.6

Compass Lexecon

Senior Economist

$168,953

 /yr
Range: $117K - $253K

$117K

$253K

$116,898 - $252,867 Range

IMF
4.2

IMF

Senior Economist

$188,050

 /yr
Range: $145K - $307K

$145K

$307K

$144,800 - $306,595 Range

Federal Reserve Board
4.3

Federal Reserve Board

Senior Economist

$187,954

 /yr
Range: $175K - $203K

$175K

$203K

$175,000 - $203,146 Range

U.S. Government Accountability Office
3.8

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Senior Economist

$130,732

 /yr
Range: $115K - $166K

$115K

$166K

$115,087 - $166,138 Range

IHS Markit
4.1

IHS Markit

Senior Economist

$71,114

 /yr
Range: $65K - $79K

$65K

$79K

$64,532 - $78,837 Range

LECG
2.4

LECG

Senior Economist

$151,091

 /yr
Range: $106K - $185K

$106K

$185K

$105,945 - $184,600 Range

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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Senior Economist

$190,753

 /yr
Range: $161K - $213K

$161K

$213K

$161,174 - $213,062 Range

IIF
3.5

IIF

Senior Economist

$189,247

 /yr
Range: $178K - $202K

$178K

$202K

$177,552 - $201,532 Range

Fannie Mae
4

Fannie Mae

Senior Economist

$159,320

 /yr
Range: $136K - $170K

$136K

$170K

$136,136 - $169,513 Range

IRS
3.7

IRS

Senior Economist

$140,260

 /yr
Range: $124K - $147K

$124K

$147K

$124,264 - $146,987 Range

HDR
4

HDR

Senior Economist

$113,819

 /yr
Range: $85K - $127K

$85K

$127K

$84,800 - $127,234 Range

Federal Reserve Bank (NY)
3.9

Federal Reserve Bank (NY)

Senior Economist

$187,421

 /yr
Range: $138K - $217K

$138K

$217K

$138,200 - $217,146 Range

Economists Inc
4

Economists Inc

Senior Economist

$106,739

 /yr
Range: $102K - $206K

$102K

$206K

$101,651 - $205,862 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Senior Economist

$158,582

 /yr
Range: $124K - $165K

$124K

$165K

$123,504 - $164,810 Range

US Bureau of Labor Statistics
4.2

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Senior Economist

$111,607

 /yr
Range: $80K - $127K

$80K

$127K

$80,000 - $127,029 Range

Mesirow Financial
4

Mesirow Financial

Senior Economist

$109,844

 /yr
Range: $110K - $110K

$110K

$110K

$109,844 - $109,844 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Senior Economist

$160,743

 /yr
Range: $138K - $213K

$138K

$213K

$138,132 - $213,034 Range

Shell
4.1

Shell

Senior Economist

$157,463

 /yr
Range: $145K - $183K

$145K

$183K

$145,227 - $183,000 Range

US Bureau of Economic Analysis
2.9

US Bureau of Economic Analysis

Senior Economist

$134,868

 /yr
Range: $128K - $159K

$128K

$159K

$128,470 - $159,154 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Economist salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Economist is $146,760 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Economist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Economist employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Economist in United States is $235,949 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Economist in United States is $91,285 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$131,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the Rockford, IL Area area reported making $131,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Rockford, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$65,000
per year
A Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Hartford, CT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$183,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $183,000 per year
Additional Pay
$18k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$138,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $138,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$175,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$75,000
per year
A Senior Healthcare Economics Analyst in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$200,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$160,000
per year
A Senior Economist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $160,000 per year
Additional Pay
$50k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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