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
Indiana 198,120 1
Ohio 123,230 2
Virginia 120,150 3
New York 118,750 4
District of Columbia 116,740 5
Maryland 107,490 6
Alabama 104,280 7
Texas 102,130 8
United States 101,450 9
Illinois 101,040 10
New Jersey 99,520 11
California 97,850 12
Louisiana 97,060 13
North Carolina 96,740 14
Georgia 95,530 15
Massachusetts 95,210 16
Missouri 94,730 17
Montana 91,340 18
Connecticut 90,090 19
Colorado 88,660 20
Alaska 87,880 21
Pennsylvania 87,550 22
Tennessee 84,320 23
Michigan 81,420 24
Oregon 80,180 25
Washington 80,180 26
Florida 76,550 27
Arizona 75,710 28
Oklahoma 74,290 29
Utah 74,260 30
Vermont 73,610 31
New Hampshire 72,420 32
Maine 72,100 33
Delaware 71,030 34
Kansas 69,700 35
South Carolina 69,680 36
Wisconsin 69,660 37
Iowa 68,140 38
Mississippi 68,020 39
Arkansas 67,830 40
Hawaii 65,990 41
Wyoming 65,560 42
Minnesota 65,020 43
Kentucky 62,060 44
New Mexico 60,140 45
Idaho 57,190 46
West Virginia 49,500 47
Puerto Rico 37,510 48

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