Economist Salaries in United States

1,637 SalariesUpdated May 17, 2021

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$107,201 / yr
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How much does a Economist make?

The national average salary for a Economist is $107,201 in United States. Filter by location to see Economist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,637 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Economist employees.

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Economist

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

$85,682/yr

Range: $46K - $130K

190 salaries

$85,682/yr
$46K$130K

Economist

Federal Reserve Board

$165,383/yr

Range: $149K - $211K

156 salaries

$165,383/yr
$149K$211K

Economist

The World Bank

$142,495/yr

Range: $54K - $279K

90 salaries

$142,495/yr
$54K$279K

Economist

US Bureau of Economic Analysis

$87,535/yr

Range: $56K - $158K

81 salaries

$87,535/yr
$56K$158K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank (NY)

$187,517/yr

Range: $137K - $234K

59 salaries

$187,517/yr
$137K$234K

Economist

IMF

$146,027/yr

Range: $104K - $269K

58 salaries

$146,027/yr
$104K$269K

Economist

US Department of Labor

$87,042/yr

Range: $47K - $138K

38 salaries

$87,042/yr
$47K$138K

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Economist

RTI International

$55,538/yr

Range: $46K - $114K

37 salaries

$55,538/yr
$46K$114K

Economist

Compass Lexecon

$128,937/yr

Range: $94K - $226K

36 salaries

$128,937/yr
$94K$226K

Economist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$90,251/yr

Range: $47K - $165K

31 salaries

$90,251/yr
$47K$165K

Economist

IHS Markit

$65,000/yr

Range: $52K - $208K

24 salaries

$65,000/yr
$52K$208K

Economist

IRS

$110,544/yr

Range: $60K - $145K

22 salaries

$110,544/yr
$60K$145K

Economist

United States Federal Government

$114,160/yr

Range: $62K - $220K

20 salaries

$114,160/yr
$62K$220K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

$157,930/yr

Range: $112K - $171K

20 salaries

$157,930/yr
$112K$171K

Economist

HDR

$101,101/yr

Range: $69K - $185K

18 salaries

$101,101/yr
$69K$185K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

$139,876/yr

Range: $110K - $155K

18 salaries

$139,876/yr
$110K$155K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

$207,987/yr

Range: $69K - $598K

18 salaries

$207,987/yr
$69K$598K

Economist

HUD

$100,728/yr

Range: $56K - $170K

16 salaries

$100,728/yr
$56K$170K

Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

$202,089/yr

Range: $160K - $346K

16 salaries

$202,089/yr
$160K$346K

Economist

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

$101,842/yr

Range: $49K - $158K

16 salaries

$101,842/yr
$49K$158K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$30
hourly
A Financial Economist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
 
Contract
1001 to 5000 employees
$90,000
per year
An Economist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$21
hourly
An Economic Consultant in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
An Economic Development Consultant in the Lincoln, NE Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Lincoln, NE Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$58,500
per year
An Economic Sanctions Adjudication Analyst in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $58,500 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
An Economic Analyst in the Corpus Christi, TX Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Corpus Christi, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$249,000
per year
An Economist in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $249,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
An Economist in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$64,000
per year
An Economist in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private