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Economists Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of economists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare economists salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Economists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,950
25th Percentile Wage
$82,810
50th Percentile Wage
$107,150
75th Percentile Wage
$161,920
90th Percentile Wage
$191,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for economists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) economists is $191,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $107,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid economists is $66,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of economists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$107,150
2.13% 18.26%
2016
$104,870
3.39% -
2015
$101,310
2.36% -
2014
$98,920
4.18% -
2013
$94,790
7.61% -
2012
$87,580
- -

Compare Economists Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of economists in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed economists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$107,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$107,150

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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