How Much do Economists Make in Connecticut?

Do economists in Connecticut make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Connecticut economists?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, economists in Connecticut earn an average of $91,660 a year, equivalent to $44.07 an hour.

This is 21% less than economists nationwide, but it is 47% more than the typical Connecticut worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Connecticut Economist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $58.53 $121,740
75th $47.76 $99,340
50th $42.17 $87,720
25th $36.42 $75,760
10th $30.74 $63,930
Connecticut Economists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Hartford $43.21 $89,870
Connecticut Economist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $44.07 $91,660
2018 $45.89 $95,450
2017 $47.59 $98,980
2016 $50.36 $104,740
2015 $46.74 $97,230
2014 $44.79 $93,170
2013 $43.31 $90,090
2012 $43.42 $90,320
2011 $44.49 $92,540