How Much do Economists Make in West Virginia?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, economists in West Virginia earn an average of $66,510 a year, equivalent to $31.98 an hour.

This is 43% less than economists nationwide, but it is 53% more than the typical West Virginia worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
West Virginia Economist Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $50.74 $105,530
75th $45.62 $94,890
50th $33.07 $68,780
25th $14.58 $30,330
10th $12.82 $26,670
West Virginia Economist Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $31.98 $66,510
2018 $32.90 $68,430
2017 $37.95 $78,940
2016 $38.55 $80,190
2015 $23.81 $49,520
2014 $24.94 $51,880
2013 $23.80 $49,500
2012 $22.80 $47,430
2011 $22.33 $46,440