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What is the average salary for an Economist?

The average salary of an Economist is $48.8. Salaries start from $24.0 and go up to $76. Please note that the average salary for an Economist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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$0 $76
Starting ($24.01)
Junior ($32.39)
Experienced ($44.75)
Senior ($60.69)
Highest ($76.0)
Highest

The top 10% of Economists in United States earn:

$76
Senior

The top 25% of Economists in United States earn:

$60.7
Experienced

The middle 50% of Economists in United States earn:

$44.8
Junior

The bottom 25% of Economists in United States earn:

$32.4
Starting

The bottom 10% of Economists in United States earn:

$24.0

Historical salary

Economist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Economist Salary in Indiana 95.3 1
Economist Salary in Ohio 59.2 2
Economist Salary in Virginia 57.8 3
Economist Salary in New York 57.1 4
Economist Salary in District of Columbia 56.1 5
Economist Salary in Maryland 51.7 6
Economist Salary in Alabama 50.1 7
Economist Salary in Texas 49.1 8
Economist Salary in United States 48.8 9
Economist Salary in Illinois 48.6 10
Economist Salary in New Jersey 47.9 11
Economist Salary in California 47.0 12
Economist Salary in Louisiana 46.7 13
Economist Salary in North Carolina 46.5 14
Economist Salary in Georgia 45.9 15
Economist Salary in Massachusetts 45.8 16
Economist Salary in Missouri 45.5 17
Economist Salary in Montana 43.9 18
Economist Salary in Connecticut 43.3 19
Economist Salary in Colorado 42.6 20
Economist Salary in Alaska 42.3 21
Economist Salary in Pennsylvania 42.1 22
Economist Salary in Tennessee 40.5 23
Economist Salary in Michigan 39.1 24
Economist Salary in Washington 38.6 25
Economist Salary in Oregon 38.6 26
Economist Salary in Florida 36.8 27
Economist Salary in Arizona 36.4 28
Economist Salary in Oklahoma 35.7 29
Economist Salary in Utah 35.7 30
Economist Salary in Vermont 35.4 31
Economist Salary in New Hampshire 34.8 32
Economist Salary in Maine 34.7 33
Economist Salary in Delaware 34.2 34
Economist Salary in Kansas 33.5 35
Economist Salary in South Carolina 33.5 36
Economist Salary in Wisconsin 33.5 37
Economist Salary in Iowa 32.8 38
Economist Salary in Mississippi 32.7 39
Economist Salary in Arkansas 32.6 40
Economist Salary in Hawaii 31.7 41
Economist Salary in Wyoming 31.5 42
Economist Salary in Minnesota 31.3 43
Economist Salary in Kentucky 29.8 44
Economist Salary in New Mexico 28.9 45
Economist Salary in Idaho 27.5 46
Economist Salary in West Virginia 23.8 47
Economist Salary in Puerto Rico 18.0 48