Economist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Economist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $79,750
Alabama $101,420
Arkansas $63,720
Arizona $81,050
California $114,660
Colorado $101,670
Connecticut $93,950
District of Columbia $122,930
Delaware $81,440
Florida $90,490
Georgia $104,200
Hawaii $91,260
Iowa $85,840
Idaho $57,800
Illinois $94,611
Indiana $84,740
Kansas $65,970
Kentucky $62,960
Louisiana $93,660
Massachusetts $107,580
Maryland $116,380
Michigan $80,990
Minnesota $68,050
Missouri $91,350
Mississippi $65,410
Montana $78,830
North Carolina $80,400
Nebraska $73,530
New Hampshire $71,640
New Jersey $87,590
New Mexico $84,730
Nevada $76,020
New York $101,740
Ohio $108,800
Oklahoma $66,870
Oregon $88,330
Pennsylvania $84,520
Puerto Rico $35,640
South Carolina $60,480
Tennessee $73,400
Texas $99,740
Utah $67,910
Virginia $122,230
Vermont $72,500
Washington $91,940
Wisconsin $69,060
West Virginia $65,350
Wyoming $72,730

How do economist salaries compare to similar careers?

Economists earn 19% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make more than intelligence analysts.

Career Median Salary
Economist salary $105K
Sociologist salary $83K
Intelligence analyst salary $77K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)