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Economists in Delaware

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$81,440 Median Salary
0 Job Openings
  • Economists in Delaware earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Economists Work in Delaware?

In 2018, there were 30 Economists working in the state.

There were 40 Economists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Economists in DE Employment Trend

The typical state has 145 Economists working in it, which means Delaware has fewer Economists than average.

Economists in DE vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Delaware

Jobs for Economists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 6.1%.

Job Projections for Economists: Nation vs. DE

Delaware Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 0 annual job openings, and a total of 50 jobs for Delaware Economists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 22,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Economists Make in Delaware?

In 2018 wages for Economists ranged from $55,190 to $125,690 with $81,440 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.53 to $60.43. The median hourly rate was $39.16.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.46 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.70.

The median salary in Delaware is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Economists Earnings: DE vs. National Average

Top Delaware Metros for Economists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Economists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 260 $100,370

Top States for Economists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Economists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia 6,380 $122,930
California 1,430 $114,660
Virginia 1,230 $122,230
Massachusetts 1,150 $107,580
Texas 830 $99,740
New York 750 $101,740
Maryland 700 $116,380
Pennsylvania 610 $84,520
Washington 400 $91,940
Illinois 380 $104,230
Georgia 330 $104,200
Minnesota 250 $68,050
Michigan 250 $80,990
Missouri 250 $91,350
Wisconsin 240 $69,060
Florida 240 $90,490
North Carolina 230 $80,400
Colorado 220 $101,670
Oregon 220 $88,330
New Jersey 180 $87,590

Below are the states where Economists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $122,930
Virginia $122,230
Maryland $116,380
California $114,660
Ohio $108,800
Massachusetts $107,580
Illinois $104,230
Georgia $104,200
New York $101,740
Colorado $101,670


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