What is the salary of an Economist?

The average salary of an Economist in United States is $101,450. Salaries start from around $49,940 and go up to $158,090. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$158,090
Starting ($49.9k)
Junior ($67.4k)
Experienced ($93.1k)
Senior ($126.2k)
Highest ($158.1k)
Highest

The top 10% of Economists in United States earn:

$158,090
Senior

The top 25% of Economists in United States earn:

$126,230
Experienced

The middle 50% of Economists in United States earn:

$93,070
Junior

The bottom 25% of Economists in United States earn:

$67,380
Starting

The bottom 10% of Economists in United States earn:

$49,940

Historical salary

Economist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 104,300 7
Alaska 87,900 20
Arizona 75,700 27
Arkansas 67,800 39
California 97,900 11
Colorado 88,700 19
Connecticut 90,100 18
Delaware 71,000 33
District of Columbia 116,700 5
Florida 76,600 26
Georgia 95,500 14
Hawaii 66,000 40
Idaho 57,200 45
Illinois 101,000 9
Indiana 198,100 1
Iowa 68,100 37
Kansas 69,700 34
Kentucky 62,100 43
Louisiana 97,100 12
Maine 72,100 32
Maryland 107,500 6
Massachusetts 95,200 15
Michigan 81,400 23
Minnesota 65,000 42
Mississippi 68,000 38
Missouri 94,700 16
Montana 91,300 17
New Hampshire 72,400 31
New Jersey 99,500 10
New Mexico 60,100 44
New York 118,800 4
North Carolina 96,700 13
Ohio 123,200 2
Oklahoma 74,300 28
Oregon 80,200 24
Pennsylvania 87,600 21
South Carolina 69,700 35
Tennessee 84,300 22
Texas 102,100 8
Utah 74,300 29
Vermont 73,600 30
Virginia 120,200 3
Washington 80,200 24
West Virginia 49,500 46
Wisconsin 69,700 36
Wyoming 65,600 41
Puerto Rico 37,500 47

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