Career OpportunitiesAverage growth is expected in the economics field. The demand for workers with economic knowledge is projected to grow, creating new jobs. PhD holders are expected to have the best prospects of finding work as economists. The President of the United States has his own Council of Economic Advisors because economic policy is considered so vital.
Work Cited: Job Outlook 2006-2016, Career Services WSU
What Can I Do With this Degree?
Recent WSU graduates have accepted positions such as:
Top Ten Employers Hiring WSU Graduates
100% Placement rate for economics grads within one year
Average U.S. Salary Offer: $50,885
National Association of Colleges and Employers
$83,590 economists mean salary
$108,010 Federal Government economists mean salary
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics