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Economist salary in the United States

Average salary
$112,000/yr
Average per year
$112,000
Average per year
$112,000
$32,500
Based on 1,737 income tax records
$354,000
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Average per year
$112,000
Average per year
$112,000
$32,500
Based on 1,737 income tax records
$354,000
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Amazon, King County, WA
28 income tax records
$235,500/yr
$154K – $263K
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Board Of Governors Of The Frs, Fairfax County, VA
10 income tax records
$218,000/yr
$200K – $245K
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Department Of The Interior, Fairfax County, VA
11 income tax records
$138,000/yr
$98K – $164K
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National Finance Center, Fairfax County, VA
31 income tax records
$125,500/yr
$107K – $144K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
77 income tax records
$175,000/yr
$120K – $236K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
10 income tax records
$167,000/yr
$125K – $207K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
63 income tax records
$160,000/yr
$118K – $238K
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New York Metro Area, NY
145 income tax records
$158,500/yr
$100K – $230K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
41 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$97K – $172K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
38 income tax records
$141,000/yr
$81K – $182K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
10 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$86K – $240K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
55 income tax records
$132,000/yr
$100K – $196K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
559 income tax records
$122,500/yr
$93K – $160K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
33 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$82K – $149K

Economist demographics

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44% are single
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56% are married
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42% have kids
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54% own a home

Economist salaries by age

$0
$34,375
$68,750
$103,125
$137,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Economists

1,737 full-time salaries from 2019
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