Economist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 366 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: February 17, 2019
Average salary
$101,996 per year
  • Most Reported
$19,000
$251,000
Salary Distribution

How much does an Economist make in the United States?

The average salary for an Economist is $101,996 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 366 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Economist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for an Economist is 2-4 years.
Economist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$122,164 per year
$116,732 per year
$123,101 per year
$118,321 per year
$118,157 per year
$189,337 per year
$173,886 per year
$160,808 per year
$126,429 per year
$123,180 per year
Economist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$103,468 per year
$108,506 per year
$109,091 per year
$82,175 per year
$127,897 per year

Economist job openings

Economic Research - M/F - VIE- New-York
Société Générale
New York, NY
Business Analyst - Research & Statistics
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Washington, DC
Research Economist/Rate Analyst
Corporation Commission
Shawnee County, KS
Economist Jobs