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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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The number of 'Economists' job openings is expected to rise 5.7% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Economists' was $113,940, or $54 per hour
'Economists' were paid 146.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 16,370 people employed as 'Economists' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 9 thousand people are employed as 'Economists'.
Conduct economic analysis related to environmental protection and use of the natural environment, such as water, air, land, and renewable energy resources. Evaluate and quantify benefits, costs, incentives, and impacts of alternative options using economic principles and statistical techniques.
SOC Code: 19-3011.01
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