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Total Workforce
25,559
Average Age
41.8
Estimated Job Growth
6.3%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$127,219
Average Male Salary
$135,480
Average Female Salary
$109,187

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Economists and on wages and locations for those in the field. Administration of economic programs & space research is the industry that employs the most Economists, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Economists, by average wage, is Banking & related activities. Economists are paid most in Walnut Creek (West), Lafayette, Orinda Cities & Moraga Town PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Economists in the US. The average age of male Economists in the workforce is 42.1 and of female Economists is 41.1, and the most common race/ethnicity for Economists is White.

Gender Composition

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Age by Gender

Education

Data on higher education choices for Economists from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Economists is Social Sciences but a relatively high number of Economists hold a major in Language & Linguistics.

Majors

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Economists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Economists need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, and Writing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Economists need more than the average amount of Programming, Mathematics, and Science.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Economists from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Economists are expected to see a growth of 6.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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