An Economist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$90,385 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$48,936 - AU$157,573
(Median)
AU$49K
AU$90K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$90,384
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Salary
AU$48,936 - AU$157,573  
   
Bonus
AU$5,500  
Total Pay (?
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$49,132 - AU$157,943  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
AU$92,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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