An Economist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$87,318 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$48,288 - AU$164,427
AU$48K
AU$87K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$87,318
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50%
90%

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AU$48,288 - AU$164,427  
   
Bonus
AU$5,500  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$48,645 - AU$162,131  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Key Stats for Economist

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Experienced
▲60%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
AU$87,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 89%
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