The average salary for an Economist is £35,297 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Modeling, Data Modeling, Financial Analysis, Statistical Analysis, and Econometrics. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£23,630 - £63,083
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£63K
MEDIAN: £35,297
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Salary
£23,630 - £63,083  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £10,201  
Profit Sharing
£4,000  
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£23,450 - £68,648  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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 $33,000 based on 99 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 $49,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 19 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 $65,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,830

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
▲81%

Experienced
▲74%

Mid-Career
▲38%

National Average
₤36,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Financial Modeling
▲91%

Data Modeling
▲81%

Financial Analysis
▲58%

Statistical Analysis
▲28%

Econometrics
▲22%

Research Analysis
▲19%

Policy Analysis
▲17%

National Average
₤36,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼3%


Forecasting
▼10%

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 48%