An Economist earns an average salary of R260,561 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

R145,755 - R558,544
R150K
R260K
R560K
MEDIAN: R260,561
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R145,755 - R558,544  
   
Bonus
R1,490 - R197,265  
Profit Sharing
R12,500  
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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R146,960 - R672,503  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 140

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Pay by Experience Level for Economist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R291,521

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
061
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 277%

Experienced
up arrow 130%

Mid-Career
up arrow 46%

National Average
R292,000


Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 9%


Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
R292,000

Market Research
up arrow 37%

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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