Master of Science (MS) in Economics

Master's in Economics Career Advancement and Job Placement

Whether you’re looking to enroll in a Master of Science in Economics degree program to advance your career or change your career field, the Drexel LeBow College of Business understands that post-graduation support is important. Students can take advantage of our Graduate Career Services to learn more about job opportunities after the completion of the Master of Science in Economics program.

Drexel LeBow MS in Economics Industries

Graduates of the MS in Economics program work in a variety of industries including:

  • Government
  • Finance
  • International Business

Drexel LeBow MS in Economics Graduate Landings

An example of recent employers who have hired graduates of the Drexel LeBow MS in Economics program includes:

  • City of Philadelphia
  • Comcast
  • Connect America
  • Dow Jones
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Moody’s Analytics
  • Tyndale Company
  • UBS
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • ZS Associates

Job Titles & Average Salaries for MS in Economics Graduates

  • Associate Economist, Average Salary: $75,098
  • Business Intelligence Analyst, Average Salary: $68,284
  • Consultant, Average Salary: $74,630
  • Corporate and Investment Banking Associate, Average Salary: $77,973
  • Economist, Average Salary: $116,630
  • Labor Economist, Average Salary: $116,630
  • Quantitative Analyst, Average Salary: $84,571

Our graduates have also had great success in obtaining offers from highly regarded PhD programs at universities such as:

  • University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Connecticut
  • Tulane University
  • University of Kentucky

MS in Economics Skills

An MS in Economics emphasizes skills such as:

  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

Have more questions about career paths with an MS in Economics? Request more information and find out the career possibilities with a master’s degree.

MS in Economics Grad Heads to Yale

MS in Economics graduate Charlie Gray will be heading to Yale University for a two-year stint as a statistician/pre-doctoral fellow.

 Zack Cooper, PhD stands in Gerri C. LeBow Hall

MS Econ's Alexander Smith to Intern With NYC Office of Management and Budget

Alexander Smith, a student in LeBow’s School of Economics MS in Econ program, has landed a policy analyst internship with the City of New York.

Graduate Career Services

While earning your MS or MBA degree, after graduation or even years later, the LeBow Graduate Career Services team offers MS and MBA career coaching to help you achieve optimal career advancement.