Listed below are examples of jobs Economics & Finance majors might choose to pursue upon graduation. Some of them, such as college professor, will require additional education or training beyond the bachelor's degree:

Banking and Financial Services

Government

Insurance

Communications

Human Services

Business

Average Salaries

The list below shows the median average salary and jobs often obtained by Economics majors after graduation*

  • Retail Store Manager $51,500
  • Office Manager $44,300
  • Data Analyst $55,300
  • Personal Financial Advisor $104,000
  • Information Technology (IT) Consultant $98,600
  • Information Technology (IT) Manager $87,500
  • Account Manager Sales $80,700
  • Administrative Assistant $34,100
  • Market Research Analyst $47,900
  • Economist $79,100
  • Vice President (VP), Operations $136,000
  • Associate - Investment Banking $115,000
  • Business Analyst (Computer Software/Hardware/Systems) $71,400
  • Executive Assistant $47,700
  • Customer Service Representative (CSR) $34,200
  • Marketing Manager $68,600
  • Financial Analyst $54,100
  • Accountant $45,900
  • Controller (Financial) $84,100
  • Operations Manager $70,600
  • Financial Analyst, Corporate $63,400
  • Project Manager, IT $94,700
  • Consultant, Business Process/Management $104,000
  • Personal Banker $37,600
  • Business Analyst, Finance/Banking $65,900
  • Research Analyst, Financial $85,500
  • Underwriter $63,200
  • Management Consultant $124,000
  • Project Manager, Construction $86,000
  • Credit Analyst, Banking $46,700
  • Branch Manager, Banking $58,500
  • Regional Sales Manager $104,000

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