Common Career Paths for Economics Majors

Internship Employers

Top Companies

American Action Forum, Merrill Lynch, Southwest, Sterling Oak

Salary Information

Salary Information for 2021
Median Mean
Economics – Elon $62,000 $61,073
Economics – NACE* $64,500 $65,100

*NACE is the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which surveys colleges and employers nationwide to provide annual salary information.

Where are Elon Economics alumni?

Top Companies

  • 2021: JP Morgan, Lincoln Financial, Horizon Media
  • 2020: Vanguard, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanly, Everett Industries
  • 2019: PwC, Sun Life Financial, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Volkswagen
  • 2018: EY, Red Ventures, Triage Consulting Group

Top Fields

Class of 2019-2020 Economics Majors bar graph with bars for Operations/Production at 1, IT at 2, HR at 1, Finance at 10, Consulting at 3 and Analhytics at 1.

This is a breakdown of the different fields Economics alumni work in, with the most working in finance, making up around 55% of all Economics graduates.

Top Locations

Map of the United States with New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Texas, Georgia and Utah highlighed.

Economics alumni are in 12 states, with a majority being in North Carolina and New York. These states all have between five and 10 Economics graduates working there.

Economics Major

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Economics degree requirements & courses