Top Applied Economics All Programs - 2021

Students studying Applied Economics can be awarded a degree up to a Doctors degree research scholarship. On average, 62% percent of men and 38% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Applied Economics is most common in New York. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Applied Economics is $53,900.

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

The best ranked institutions for Applied Economics majors include Ursinus College, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Western Michigan University with 39 students receiving degrees in Applied Economics at Ursinus College. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Applied Economics Majors

Majoring in Applied Economics, your experience could lead you towards different careers. Applied Economics majors go on to pursue jobs including Regulatory Affairs Managers and Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists which are in high demand. Some of the jobs with the highest salary for Applied Economics majors include Economists, Economics Teachers, Postsecondary and Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists.

Top Paying Careers for Applied Economics

  1. Economists   (Median Wage: $105,020)
  2. Economics Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $104,370)
  3. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists   (Median Wage: $63,790)
  4. Survey Researchers   (Median Wage: $59,170)
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