California Economists: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Economists in California

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Fast Facts for Economists in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Riverside and Sacramento
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, San Diego and Oakland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Francisco and Sacramento

Salaries for Economists in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oakland, San Francisco and Riverside

Schools for Economists in California are listed below.

Selected Economy Schools in California

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More California Economy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Cabrillo College Aptos Associate 15,114
California Institute of Technology Pasadena Doctorate 2,133
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo Masters 19,777
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Pomona Masters 21,477
California State University-Bakersfield Bakersfield Masters 7,700
California State University-Channel Islands Camarillo Masters 3,599
California State University-Chico Chico Masters 17,034
California State University-Dominguez Hills Carson Masters 12,082
California State University-East Bay Hayward Masters 13,124
California State University-Fresno Fresno Doctorate 22,383
California State University-Fullerton Fullerton Doctorate 37,130
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach Doctorate 36,868
California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate 21,051
California State University-Northridge Northridge Doctorate 35,446
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento Doctorate 28,829
California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino Doctorate 17,066
California State University-San Marcos San Marcos Masters 9,159
California State University-Stanislaus Turlock Doctorate 8,836
Canada College Redwood City Associate 5,764
Cerritos College Norwalk Associate 22,273
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Chapman University Orange Doctorate 6,022
Claremont Graduate University Claremont Doctorate 2,127
Claremont McKenna College Claremont Bachelor 1,135
Coastline Community College Fountain Valley Associate 9,316
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
Contra Costa College San Pablo Associate 7,147
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree Associate 1,673
Crafton Hills College Yucaipa Associate 5,382
El Camino College Torrance Associate 24,895
Feather River College Quincy Associate 1,688
Foothill College Los Altos Hills Associate 18,132
Fullerton College Fullerton Associate 20,719
Grossmont College El Cajon Associate 17,359
Harvey Mudd College Claremont Bachelor 735
Hope International University Fullerton Masters 974
Humboldt State University Arcata Masters 7,773
Irvine Valley College Irvine Associate 9,805
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen Associate 17,264
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 8,977
Merritt College Oakland Associate 6,944
Mills College Oakland Doctorate 1,446
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Monterey Peninsula College Monterey Associate 9,238
Occidental College Los Angeles Masters 1,877
Orange Coast College Costa Mesa Associate 24,424
Oxnard College Oxnard Associate 6,803
Palomar College San Marcos Associate 27,222
Pepperdine University Malibu Doctorate & First Professional 7,582
Pitzer College Claremont Bachelor 999
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego Masters 3,480
Pomona College Claremont Bachelor 1,547
Saddleback College Mission Viejo Associate 18,371
Saint Marys College of California Moraga Doctorate 3,801
San Diego State University San Diego Doctorate 35,695
San Francisco State University San Francisco Doctorate 30,125
San Jose State University San Jose Masters 31,906
Santa Ana College Santa Ana Associate 33,514
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Clara University Santa Clara Doctorate & First Professional 8,685
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Santiago Canyon College Orange Associate 14,085
Scripps College Claremont Bachelor 920
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park Masters 8,770
Stanford University Stanford Doctorate & First Professional 19,782
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley Doctorate & First Professional 34,940
University of California-Davis Davis Doctorate & First Professional 29,796
University of California-Irvine Irvine Doctorate & First Professional 26,483
University of California-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 37,476
University of California-Merced Merced Doctorate 1,871
University of California-Riverside Riverside Doctorate 17,187
University of California-San Diego La Jolla Doctorate & First Professional 27,020
University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara Doctorate 21,410
University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Doctorate 15,825
University of La Verne La Verne Doctorate & First Professional 7,370
University of San Diego San Diego Doctorate 7,504
University of San Francisco San Francisco Doctorate & First Professional 8,714
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408
University of the Pacific Stockton Doctorate 6,235
West Los Angeles College Culver City Associate 9,975
West Valley College Saratoga Associate 11,210
Westmont College Santa Barbara Bachelor 1,337
Whittier College Whittier Masters & First Professional 1,985

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Economists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Economists relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Riverside 0 $99650 0
San Bernardino 0 $99650 0
Ontario 0 $99650 0
Sacramento 180 $71590 1.52
Roseville 180 $71590 1.52
Arden 180 $71590 1.52
Arcade 180 $71590 1.52
San Diego 80 $80390 0.42
Carlsbad 80 $80390 0.42
Los Angeles 600 $120380 0.77
Long Beach 600 $120380 0.77
Anaheim 600 $120380 0.77
San Francisco 720 $112370 2.39
Oakland 720 $112370 2.39
Hayward 720 $112370 2.39
San Jose 250 $0 1.8
Sunnyvale 250 $0 1.8
Santa Clara 250 $0 1.8
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