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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

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim440$127,700
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara110$154,540
San Diego-Carlsbad180$122,100
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario130$97,000
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward550$133,180

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