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Top Economic Executive in the United States

How much does a Top Economic Executive earn in the United States? The average Top Economic Executive salary in the United States is $265,439 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $205,941 and $324,088. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Provides economic data, prepares interpretative reports, and provides leadership for the company's use of economic data and adaptation of economic models. Communicates the results of economic studies to the stakeholders and sets guidelines for corporate economic strategies. Understands the macro and micro economic environment and its impact on the industry. Typically requires a Ph.D. in a field of specialty and at least 15 years of experience. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience.

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