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Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.


  • Slower than average job growth is expected, as the vast majority of bachelor's degree holders in economics find employment in closely related fields, such as business, finance, or insurance.
  • Candidates who hold a master's or Ph.D. degree in economics will have the best employment prospects and advancement opportunities; some entry-level positions are available to those with a bachelor's degree.
  • Quantitative skills are important in all economics specialties.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $90,550/yr ($45.28/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Doctor or Professional degree