The average pay for an Economist is C$64,214 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Statistical Analysis, Research Analysis, and Data Analysis. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

C$46,002 - C$87,875
C$46K
C$63K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$63,333
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C$20.00 - C$34.89
C$25
MEDIAN: C$25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$46,002 - C$87,875  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$14,544  
Total Pay (?
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C$45,060 - C$91,187  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$25.00  
   
Overtime
C$30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$14,544  
   
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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C$45,060 - C$91,187  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

Pay by Experience for an Economist has a positive trend. An entry-level Economist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Economist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 11 salaries. An Economist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,808

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
▲81%

▲52%

▲18%

National Average
C$65,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Statistical Analysis
▲20%


▲13%


National Average
C$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 20%
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