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Economist salary in United States

How much does an Economist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $113,139
Low $64,917
High $197,184

The average salary for a economist is $113,139 per year in the United States. 265 salaries reported, updated at September 21, 2023

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Top companies for Economists in United States

  1. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
    71 reviews5 salaries reported
    $239,660per year
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Highest paying cities for Economists near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $164,019 per year
    31 salaries reported
  2. Seattle, WA
    $155,543 per year
    17 salaries reported
  3. Washington, DC
    $130,997 per year
    47 salaries reported
  1. San Francisco, CA
    $127,415 per year
    15 salaries reported
  2. Boston, MA
    $112,090 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Harrisburg, PA
    $108,376 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $95,827 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Suitland, MD
    $94,043 per year
    12 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $83,156 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can an Economist earn more?

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Salary satisfaction

Based on 28 ratings

39% of Economists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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