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A list of the most popular jobs for economics majors. If you earn this type of degree, these are the kind of economic major jobs you will find waiting for you after graduating. Median salaries have been included on this list. The trick with any college degree is to acquire one that will ultimately pay for itself. The careers on this list will help accomplish that. This list strictly involves undergraduate degrees.

It does not include individuals who went on to acquire graduate degrees, such as a Masters or Ph.d. Hopefully this list will assist with your selection of degree/university as well as help with your job hunt upon graduation. Maybe you're curious about sports economist jobs, or even environmental economist positions - no matter what,  this list should help you identify the top jobs for economics majors.

Take a look at this list of the best jobs for economics majors. From sports economics jobs to and the highest paying economics jobs, what is the best career for econ majors? This list will hopefully answer that question.

Source: PayScale

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Banking Credit Analyst Median Salary: $45,400

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Business Process / Management Consultant Median Salary: $104,000

3
Data Analyst Median Salary: $57,200

4
Economist Median Salary: $66,200

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Finance/Banking Business Analyst Median Salary: $70,800

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Financial Advisor

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Financial Analyst Median Salary: $52,800

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Financial Consultant Median Salary: $83,500

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Financial Controller Median Salary: $86,100

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Financial Research Analyst Median Salary: $60,500

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Investment Banking Analyst Median Salary: $75,000

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Investments Analyst Median Salary: $71,200

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Market Research Analyst

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Marketing Analyst Median Salary: $48,500

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Marketing Manager Median Salary: $73,100

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Portfolio Manager Median Salary: $109,000

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Pricing Analyst Median Salary: $50,200

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Real Estate Analyst Median Salary: $60,000

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Securities Trader Median Salary: $95,900

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Staff Accountant Median Salary: $46,000