Economist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Economist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Minnesota $99,880
Indiana $99,510
Pennsylvania $98,400
Texas $97,930
Michigan $96,100
New Jersey $95,480
Louisiana $93,660
Utah $90,750
Missouri $88,710
Oregon $88,330
Iowa $82,710
Florida $82,380
Hawaii $82,220
Montana $81,700
Vermont $81,700
Tennessee $81,590
Delaware $81,440
Maine $81,220
North Carolina $80,400
Nevada $79,410
Arizona $78,150
Idaho $78,010
South Carolina $75,380
Wisconsin $73,350
Wyoming $72,730
Kentucky $70,140
New Mexico $67,700
Kansas $65,970
Mississippi $65,410
West Virginia $65,350
Nebraska $62,460
Arkansas $51,850
Puerto Rico $35,640
New Hampshire $143,400
District of Columbia $134,760
Massachusetts $133,370
New York $131,720
Oklahoma $126,040
California $124,910
Maryland $119,080
Virginia $110,590
Illinois $105,980
Colorado $105,640
Connecticut $105,120
Georgia $105,090
Ohio $104,730
Alaska $104,580
Alabama $104,420
Washington $103,210

How do economist salaries compare to similar careers?

Economists earn 18% more than similar careers in the United States.

Career Median Salary
Political scientist salary $123K
Sociologist salary $93K
Intelligence analyst salary $84K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)