The salary statistics of economists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare economists salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$53,720|
|25th Percentile Wage||$71,220|
|50th Percentile Wage||$93,380|
|75th Percentile Wage||$124,470|
|90th Percentile Wage||$146,490|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for economists in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $146,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid economists is $53,720.
The average salaries of economists in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for economists occupations is the employment services industry with an annual salary $109,960. The lowest paying industry is the administrative and support services industry (annual salary $93,380). For detailed economists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Employment Services|| |
|Office Administrative Services|| |
|Administrative and Support Services|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .