Top Economics, General All Programs - 2021

Students majoring in Economics, General can advance up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 69% percent of men and 31% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Of all the US states, California is where degrees in Economics, General are most commonly granted. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Economics, General is $53,900.

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Gender

Total Students
30,457
Total Males
20,875
Total Females
9,582

Degree Type

  • Total Bachelors degree

    26,202

  • Total Associates degree

    2,228

  • Total Masters degree

    1,425

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    592

  • Total Award of less than 1 academic year Degree

    4

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    3

  • Total Post masters certificate

    3

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See where Economics, General is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Economics, General degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Economics, General

The top ranked schools for Economics, General majors include Vanderbilt University, the University of Virginia-Main Campus and the University of California-Los Angeles with 267 students receiving degrees in Economics, General at Vanderbilt University. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Economics, General Majors

Majoring in Economics, General, your education can be applied to different careers. Economics, General majors go on to pursue jobs including Regulatory Affairs Managers and Economists which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Economics, General majors include Economists, Economics Teachers, Postsecondary and Survey Researchers.

Top Paying Careers for Economics, General

  1. Economists   (Median Wage: $105,020)
  2. Economics Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $104,370)
  3. Survey Researchers   (Median Wage: $59,170)

Most in Demand Careers for Economics, General

  1. Economists
  2. Survey Researchers
  3. Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
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