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Jobs for Economics Grads in North Carolina

30,600 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

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Wages for Economics Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $81,470, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

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There are 26 colleges in North Carolina that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

408 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
30,092 Total Students

64% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

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Duke University

Durham
309 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
16,172 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $76,300 after graduation. An average student at Duke will pay a net price of $27,020.

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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
152 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
8,789 Total Students

An average student at Wake Forest University will pay a net price of $29,990. The full-time teacher rate is 77%. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Wake Forest University.

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95 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
28,798 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. 81% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,844.

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Davidson College

Davidson
75 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
1,983 Total Students

The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,500 a year. This private school has an average net price of $19,115.

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55 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
30,146 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years.

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32 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
36,042 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,458. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. In their early career, NC State grads earn an average salary of $41,200.

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31 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
20,023 Total Students

68% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at Appalachian State. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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28 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
3,363 Total Students

A typical student attending UNCA will pay a net price of $12,061. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,400 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.42 years.

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25 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,117 Total Students

73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.05 years. The 1.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Economics Careers in NC

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 29% $62,370
Managers 12% $113,560
Economics Professors 10% $91,330
Economists 0% $80,400

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