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Economist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$139,046 (USD)

Average Salary

$67/hr

Average Hourly

$4,978

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Economist is $139,046 a year and $67 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Economist is between $96,330 and $173,140. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Economist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans, designs, and researches to aid in interpretation of economic relationships and in solution of problems arising from production and distribution of goods and services.
  • Studies how society distributes scarce resources such as land, labor, raw materials, and machinery to produce goods and services.
  • Plans and conducts research, collects and analyzes data, monitors economic trends, and develops economic forecasts.
  • Utilizes mathematical models to help forecast answers to economic questions.
  • Studies economic and statistical data in area of specialization.
Economist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Economists

Job family population: 19,550

Estimated population of Economist jobs: 4,047

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$161,193
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Economist Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Director, Health Economics and Reimbursement
Jun 18
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
The Director of Field Health Economics and Reimbursement (HE&R) is responsible for educating hospitals and physicians regarding reimbursement, health care reform and billing practices to assist ...
Senior Regional Economist
Jun 6
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Portland Cement Association
The Sr. Regional Economist provides leadership for state level analysis by identifying and evaluating economic trends and their prospective impacts on local construction markets. Primary ...
Entry Level Business, Finance, Economics, or Communications grad
Jun 14
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
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Heart Failure Solutions Economics
Jun 15
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Primary Job Function The manager of Healthcare Economics, Analytics and Outcomes for the Integrated Heart Failure Solutions team will be responsible for developing the economic value proposition of ...
CRM Manager/Salesforce Administrator
May 28
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NERA Economic Consulting
NERA Economic Consulting is an international firm of consulting professionals providing economic, financial, and statistical advice, research, and analysis that often lead to expert reports and ...
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