What are your career choices in Economics?
Economics majors have a wide range of career prospects. Leighton School economic graduates work as loan officers, international bankers, attorneys, IT managers, customer service managers, stock brokers and many others.
The major is also excellent preparation for graduate study in law or business administration.
What is the job outlook for Economics majors?
Leighton School economics majors develop quantitative and analytic skills as well as a strong foundation in business administration—skills today's employers are seeking. As a result, economics grads from the Leighton School find many opportunities for employment.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, job growth for economists is expected to grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for economists was $105,630 in May 2021.