How Much do Economists Make in Indiana?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, economists in Indiana earn an average of $95,070 a year, equivalent to $45.70 an hour.

This is 18% less than economists nationwide, but it is 103% more than the typical Indiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Indiana Economist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $69.70 $144,980
75th $53.66 $111,610
50th $44.58 $92,720
25th $35.77 $74,390
10th $24.38 $50,710
Indiana Economists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Indianapolis $45.21 $94,030
Indiana Economist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $45.70 $95,070
2018 $40.74 $84,740
2017 $37.26 $77,490
2016 $37.12 $77,200
2015 $86.16 $179,220
2014 $86.38 $179,680
2013 $95.25 $198,120
2012 $44.19 $91,910
2011 $43.88 $91,260