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Study monetary, fiscal, and other economic issues and problems.

Economists study economic issues, like labor supply and demand, fiscal policy, or others. They may collect or analyze data and write research studies.

Wages $49.75 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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Career Pathways Science and Mathematics
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