JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Research Economist

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455392
Date Posted: 04/08/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: J3 -- Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
Labor Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Compensation Research and Program Development Group has an opening for a senior research economist. Duties are divided equally between (1) self-directed research that results in publications in refereed economics journals, and (2) activities that enhance the quality and usefulness of BLS programs and data. These activities involve a range of BLS data, including the National Compensation Survey and the Occupational Requirements Survey. The ideal candidate has a solid background in labor economics, strong econometric skills, published research, superior writing skills, the ability to analyze large microdata files, and familiarity with survey design. The starting salary depends on experience and research accomplishments. The BLS is an equal opportunity employer. U.S. citizenship is required. This announcement is independent of other BLS announcements.

The posting for this position is available at:

Contact: Kristen Monaco at

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • CV
Application deadline: 05/06/2016
  • Application Deadline Has Passed