ECONOMIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$81,000
$39,000
Min 10%
$81,000
Median 50%
$169,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DLA Piper
Highest Paying City
Denver, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an economist make?
Economists in America make, on average, $81,431 a year or $39.15 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $39,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $169,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Economists are Internet companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Economist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming. The typical employment in the position spans 4.0 years.

Average Economist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Economist makes. Internet companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. DLA Piper and McKinsey & Company Inc. are the best paying companies for Economists. In addition, companies like Federal Reserve and eBay report highly competitive salaries for Economists.

Average Economist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Economist in the USA is $81,431 annually or $39.15 hourly. Economists make the most in Denver, CO at about $162,405 per year. Even as an entry-level Economist, you will make $103,000 per year in Denver, CO. The highest earning states when it comes to Economist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming. New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Denver, CO
$162,405
2
Kansas City, MO
$142,010
3
Plano, TX
$140,735
4
Chamblee, GA
$136,197
5
Baton Rouge, LA
$133,222

RECENTLY ADDED Economist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Pennsylvania
Economist
10/28/2019
$72,837
10/28/2019
$99,172
10/25/2019
$44,223
10/24/2019
$48,375
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Economist
10/24/2019
$99,172
Economist
10/24/2019
$137,849
Federal Aviation Administration
Economist
10/23/2019
$84,368
Economist
10/23/2019
$62,790
10/22/2019
$137,849
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
Economist
10/21/2019
$99,172
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