How Much do Economists Make in Utah?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, economists in Utah earn an average of $96,520 a year, equivalent to $46.40 an hour.

This is 17% less than economists nationwide, but it is 95% more than the typical Utah worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Utah Economist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $64.26 $133,650
75th $56.14 $116,780
50th $45.07 $93,740
25th $28.63 $59,550
10th $21.98 $45,710
Utah Economists Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Ogden $55.45 $115,340
Salt Lake City $39.43 $82,020
Utah Economist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $46.40 $96,520
2018 $42.44 $88,280
2017 $37.40 $77,790
2016 $39.17 $81,480
2015 $39.39 $81,920
2014 $37.72 $78,450
2013 $35.70 $74,260
2012 $36.16 $75,220
2011 $36.92 $76,790