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Economist salary in United States

How much does an Economist make in the United States?

Average base salary


The average salary for a economist is $106,791 per year in the United States. 254 salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Top companies for Economists in United States

  1. Cornerstone Research
    21 reviews5 salaries reported
    $176,602per year
  2. $176,064per year
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Highest paying cities for Economists in United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $239,870 per year
    38 salaries reported
  2. St. Louis, MO
    $154,421 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Rockville, MD
    $129,398 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Suitland, MD
    $126,261 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. New York, NY
    $123,092 per year
    13 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $121,522 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Washington, DC
    $119,760 per year
    84 salaries reported
  2. Kansas City, MO
    $115,368 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. San Francisco, CA
    $108,616 per year
    11 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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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

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