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2023 Economics Salary

There are about 110,055 students enrolled in Economics in the USA.

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Going to college is a large investment for most students. It's important to ensure you justify that cash outlay. Therefore, we hope the following career and income data help you make an informed decision when selecting your focus.

The average Economics major makes a first year salary of $52,310 per year (top 18%). With experience in their vocations, they generally make somewhere between $24,040 and $123,408, but average more or less $54,954. To put it in context, that's 42% over the national average.

The most popular work position for an Economics graduate is Analyst, which predominantly make roughly $54,000; next are Account Executive and Consultant, which predominantly make close to $36,000 and $56,000 respectively.

New England has the most well paid Economics graduates. The highest earning state for Economics graduates is ME. The most well paid conference for Economics graduates is Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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