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What you can do with this major

The following list represents a few of the kinds of career titles for ECONOMICS majors:

Actuary, Auditor, Bank Officer, Bond Trader, Business Manager, Consultant, Cost Analyst, Credit Analyst, Demographer, Economist, Estate Planner, Financial Officer, Financial Planner/Analyst, Financial Reporter, Information Scientist, Insurance Salesperson, International Trade Specialist, Lawyer, Management Consultant/Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Populations Studies Analyst, Real Estate Agent/Broker, Securities Salesperson/Broker, Statistician, Teacher.

The following list represents a few of the kinds of businesses and institutions that employ ECONOMICS majors:

  • Business - Industry, Transportation, Health, Labor, Private Firms
  • Government - Agriculture, Business, Finance, Labor, Transportation, Urban economics, and International trade
  • Economics & Market Research - Market Research Firms, Consumer goods manufacturing firms, Business firms, and Consulting firms
  • Banking & Finance - Commercial Banks, Regional Banks, and Savings & loan associations
  • Insurance - Insurance Firms Local and Home Offices
  • Securities - National and regional brokerage firms, Discount brokerage houses, Commercial banks, Insurance companies
  • Consulting - Management consulting firms, Independent consulting firms
  • Teaching - Secondary public and private schools, Colleges and universities

Want to know more about the nature of the work, working conditions, earnings, training, and job outlook? Then check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook.