Economists are most often employed by the Administration of economic programs & space research industry. The average yearly wage for Economists was $132,364 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Economists by wage are Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers, Optometrists, and Sales engineers.
Economists are part of the Life, physical, & social science occupations, along with Agricultural & food scientists, Biological scientists, Conservation scientists & foresters, Medical scientists, & life scientists, all other, Astronomers & physicists, and 17 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Economists are Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD, District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, and District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Economists are District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC, Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD, and District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.