Economics

Salary

Financial analyst, $91,620*

Budget analyst, $72,560*

Credit analyst, $72,590*

Business Teacher, Postsecondary $99,925.13**

Chief Executives, $186,700.11**

Economics Teacher, Postsecondary, $99,925.13**

Economists, $98,888.16**

Social Science Research Assistants, $53,866.68**

Statisticians, $85,160.21**

Urban and Regional Planner, $95,193.94**

*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

**Source: EMSI, 2021.1 dataset for San Bernardino and Riverside counties

Career Info

A degree in economics can lead to employment opportunities in such diverse fields as financial services, banking, real estate, insurance, health care or manufacturing. CHC courses can be the foundation for four-year college studies in various economic fields.

Potential Careers

  • Economist
  • Economics teacher
  • Bank examiner
  • Claims adjuster
  • Business consultant
  • Purchasing agent
  • Entrepreneur
  • Sales representative
  • Financial planner
  • Stockbroker
  • Budget analyst
  • Credit analyst
  • Economic analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Risk analyst
  • Securities analyst