Economist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Economist is $76,500. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Economist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $63,000 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $90,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Economist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Economist Salary

$61,200 - $91,800

Starting Yearly Economist Salary

$50,400 - $75,600

Top Yearly Economist Salary

$72,000 - $108,000

Monthly Economist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Economist Salary

$5,100 - $7,650

Starting Monthly Economist Salary

$4,200 - $6,300

Top Monthly Economist Salary

$6,000 - $9,000

Hourly Economist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Economist Salary

$27 - $41

Starting Hourly Economist Salary

$23 - $34

Top Hourly Economist Salary

$32 - $48


Economist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Economist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Economist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Economist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Economist


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