Economics Schools in California
In 2018-2019, 8,743 students earned their Economics degrees in CA.
As a degree choice, Economics is the 2nd most popular major in the state.
Education Levels of Economics Majors in California
Economics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||183|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||183|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||183|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||3|
In California, a economics major is more popular with men than with women.
The racial distribution of economics majors in California is as follows:
- Asian: 23.1%
- Black or African American: 1.7%
- Hispanic or Latino: 18.1%
- White: 25.7%
- Non-Resident Alien: 24.1%
- Other Races: 7.2%
Jobs for Economics Grads in California
167,800 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.
Wages for Economics Jobs in California
Economics grads earn an average of $124,430 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.
Most Popular Economics Programs in CA
There are 138 colleges in California that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. 70% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UCLA grads earn an average salary of $44,500.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.
The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.
Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,729. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time. In their early career, UC Davis grads earn an average salary of $40,400.
The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UCSD. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,318.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, UC Irvine grads earn an average salary of $41,100.
The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,800 after earning their degree at this institution.
In their early career, UCR grads earn an average salary of $33,700. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,743. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 87% of students receive it.
Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.
The full-time teacher rate is 52%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,287. The student loan default rate is 2.90% which is lower than average.
Economics Careers in CA
Some of the careers economics majors go into include:
|Job Title||CA Job Growth||CA Median Salary|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||28%||$68,770|
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