Economists

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Occupation Description

Economists perform research, develop reports, or design plans to address economic issues in relation to production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. They often also collect and process related and statistical data using sampling practices and economic methods.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

15760

Job Openings By 2020

5800

Growth Rate

6.1%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors of Science Economics

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth