How Much do Economists Make in Oregon?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, economists in Oregon earn an average of $91,330 a year, equivalent to $43.91 an hour.

This is 22% less than economists nationwide, but it is 69% more than the typical Oregon worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Oregon Economist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $59.85 $124,490
75th $51.97 $108,100
50th $44.33 $92,210
25th $35.70 $74,250
10th $30.28 $62,980
Oregon Economists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Portland $45.82 $95,300
Oregon Economist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $43.91 $91,330
2018 $42.03 $87,420
2017 $40.10 $83,400
2016 $39.40 $81,960
2015 $40.02 $83,240
2014 $39.80 $82,790
2013 $38.55 $80,180
2012 $38.92 $80,960
2011 $45.43 $94,500