Sokanu rates Economists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,000 Economists. That number is based on 1,200 additional Economists, and the retirement of 5,800 existing Economists.
Supply of Economists
The Economist industry is concentrated in District of Columbia, California, and Virginia.