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Jobs for Economics Grads in Pennsylvania

39,640 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 Pennsylvania

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $87,630. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

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There are 60 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

544 Degrees in Major Awarded

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $27,372. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

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223 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,552 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 78%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%.

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193 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
32,277 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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129 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,514 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $56,400 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time.

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Villanova University

Villanova
124 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
11,032 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $62,600 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.03 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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Bucknell University

Lewisburg
123 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
3,726 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $57,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

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Temple University

Philadelphia
107 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
37,236 Total Students

54% of the teachers are full time. 91% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Temple.

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Swarthmore College

Swarthmore
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
1,437 Total Students

In their early career, Swarthmore grads earn an average salary of $38,300. The full-time teacher rate is 89%. 63% of students get financical aid.

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Gettysburg College

Gettysburg
82 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
2,507 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average.

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65 Degrees in Major Awarded

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

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Economics Careers in PA

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 12% $62,250
Economics Professors 8% $109,360
Economists 3% $84,520
Managers 3% $116,820

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