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Economists

Study monetary, fiscal, and other economic issues and problems.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$29.63 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  2.7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Master's degree is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Appraise environmental impact of regulations or policies.
  • Forecast economic, political, or social trends.
  • Interpret research or operational data.
  • Forecast economic, political, or social trends.
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Job Title Examples:

Economic Analysis Director
Economic Analyst
Economic Consultant

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