- Study economic and statistical data in area of specialization, such as finance, labor, or agriculture.
- Provide advice and consultation on economic relationships to businesses, public and private agencies, and other employers.
- Compile, analyze, and report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast market trends, applying mathematical models and statistical techniques.
- Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve economic problems or to interpret markets.
- Develop economic guidelines and standards and prepare points of view used in forecasting trends and formulating economic policy.
- Testify at regulatory or legislative hearings concerning the estimated effects of changes in legislation or public policy and present recommendations based on cost-benefit analyses.
- Supervise research projects and students' study projects.
- Forecast production and consumption of renewable resources and supply, consumption, and depletion of non-renewable resources.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 7.3%
National: + 6.1%
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)