Econometrics & Quantitative Economics

Stem Major

Add Comparison
Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2019
11,931
growing 61.7%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$9,208
growing 13.8%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$53,450
growing 3.75%
Average Wage
$97,137
growing 1.02%
People in Workforce
3.95M
growing 3.28%
Average Employee Age
43.2
growing 0.0639%

About

The locations with the highest concentration of Econometrics & Quantitative Economics degree recipients are New York, NY, Isla Vista, CA, and Berkeley, CA. The locations with a relatively high number of Econometrics & Quantitative Economics degree recipients are Williamstown, MA, Davidson, NC, and Naval Academy, MD. The most common degree awarded to students studying Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is a bachelors degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics and the types of students that study this field. University of California-Santa Barbara awards the most degrees in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics in the US, but Pardee RAND Graduate School and Claremont McKenna College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics.

Tuition costs for Econometrics & Quantitative Economics majors are, on average, $9,208 for in-state public colleges, and $53,450 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Econometrics & Quantitative Economics programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions (94 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (7,549 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (7,549 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Econometrics & Quantitative Economics programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$9,208
Median In-State Public
$53,450
Median Out of State Private

University of California-Santa Barbara has the most Econometrics & Quantitative Economics degree recipients, with 599 degrees awarded in 2019.

The following bar chart shows the state tuition for the top 5 institutions with the most degrees awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Specialized Colleges

Highest Concentration Institution
  1. 100%
  2. 23.4%
  3. 15.2%

Out of all institutions that offer Econometrics & Quantitative Economics programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Pardee RAND Graduate School has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics, with 100%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics by year.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest growth in degrees awarded for Econometrics & Quantitative Economics.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Social Sciences graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Social Sciences majors is $97,137 and the most common occupations are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Other managers, and Postsecondary teachers.

The industry that employs the most Social Sciences majors is Elementary & secondary schools, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
$97,137
Average Wage in Workforce
± $1,319
1.02%
1 Year Growth
± 1.94%

The average salary for Social Sciences majors is $97,137 and the most common occupations are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Other managers, and Postsecondary teachers.

This chart shows the average annual salaries of the most common occupations for Social Sciences majors.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Social Sciences majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Social Sciences majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Most Common

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.

The most common occupations Social Sciences majors, by number of employees, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Other managers, and Postsecondary teachers.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
3.95M
2019 Workforce
± 48,136
3.28%
1 Year Growth
± 1.68%

The number of Social Sciences graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.28%, from 3.82M in 2018 to 3.95M in 2019.

The largest single share of Social Sciences graduates go on to work as Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (7.86%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Social Sciences by share of the total number of graduates.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Most Common

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
3.95M
2019 Workforce
± 48,136
3.28%
1 Year Growth
± 1.68%

The number of Social Sciences graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.28%, from 3.82M in 2018 to 3.95M in 2019.

The industry which employs the most Social Sciences graduates by share is Elementary & secondary schools, followed by Legal services. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Social Sciences.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Specialty Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Social Sciences majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Social Sciences majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Social Sciences in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Social Sciences is 43.2.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Male employees are more likely to hold Social Sciences degrees, and Non-resident Alien students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Social Sciences (4,307 students).

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
43.2
Average Age in 2019
± 0.165 Years
0.0639%
1 Year Change
± 0.545%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Social Sciences. The most common ages of employees with this major are 35 and 30 years old, which represent 3.11% and 2.95% of the population, respectively.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Research Doctorate.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Workforce Degrees

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.

The most common degree types held by the working population in Social Sciences are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Male (61.2%)
Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by gender at the 5 institutions that graduate the most students in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Non-resident Alien
    4,307 degrees awarded
  2. White
    4,058 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,782 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics for each race & ethnicity. Non-resident Alien students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination
  1. White Male
    2,444 degrees awarded
  2. Non-resident Alien Female
    1,192 degrees awarded
  3. Non-resident Alien Male
    1,181 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Econometrics & Quantitative Economics. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Econometrics & Quantitative Economics is from the 2 Digit Course Social Sciences.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. India
    47,521 degree recipients
  2. China
    39,464 degree recipients
  3. Mexico
    32,588 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. Belgium
    4.19 times more than expected
  2. Eastern Africa, Not Specified
    4.02 times more than expected
  3. Kazakhstan
    4 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Belgium that hold Social Sciences degrees (4.19 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is India (47,521 degree recipients).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Econometrics & Quantitative Economics field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Econometrics & Quantitative Economics majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Econometrics & Quantitative Economics majors need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Management of Financial Resources.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Econometrics & Quantitative Economics majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Programming is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Writing are the three most important skills for people in the field.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Bar Chart

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart