Principal Research Economist

Principal Research Economist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$175,000
$108,000
Min 10%
$175,000
Median 50%
$284,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DLA Piper
Highest Paying City
Maple Grove, MN
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does a principal research economist make?
Principal Research Economists in the US make on average $176,156 annually or $84.69 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 177,000. The top 10 percent earn over $285,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $108,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Principal Research Economists are Technology companies and Non Profits companies. Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Wisconsin, and California are some of the states with the best Principal Research Economist salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 4.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Economist
$142,868

Average Principal Research Economist Salary By Location

Principal Research Economists in the United States of America make on average $176,156 a year or $84.69 per hour. Maple Grove, MN reports the highest Principal Research Economist salaries at $150,182 per year. Even an entry-level Principal Research Economist makes $77,000 per year in Maple Grove, MN. Some of the states with the best Principal Research Economist salaries are Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Wisconsin, California, Arizona, and North Dakota. Wyoming, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Montana are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
1
Maple Grove, MN
Maple Grove, MN
$150,182
$150,182
2
2
Fremont, CA
Fremont, CA
$147,584
$147,584
3
3
Henderson, NV
Henderson, NV
$144,206
$144,206
4
4
Southlake, TX
Southlake, TX
$143,414
$143,414
5
5
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$138,267
$138,267

Map of Principal Research Economist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Principal Research Economists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Principal Research Economist Salary By Company

Principal Research Economist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Technology companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Principal Research Economists at DLA Piper and CoreLogic report the highest salaries. Companies like Microsoft and PRUDENTIAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES also report very competitive wages for Principal Research Economists.

Principal Research Economist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
San Mateo, CA

Recently Added Principal Research Economist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Principal Research Economist
01/23/2020
$73,350
Principal Research Economist
01/07/2020
$73,350
State of Wyoming
Principal Research Economist
09/12/2019
$63,465
Treasury, Departmental Offices
Principal Research Economist
08/26/2019
$149,231
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Principal Research Economist
06/19/2019
$67,816
Edgeworth Economics, LLC
Principal Economist
03/12/2019
$130,000
Edgeworth Economics, LLC
Principal Economist
03/12/2019
$130,000
Health Economist & Econ Outcome Research
02/07/2019
$123,265
Principal Economist
03/21/2018
$175,000
IHS Global Inc.
Principal Economist
03/14/2018
$115,357
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