The average salary for an Economist is R248,745 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

R143,416 - R600,957
(Median)
R140K
R250K
R600K
MEDIAN: R248,744
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R143,416 - R600,957  
   
Bonus
R1,521 - R197,622  
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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R144,291 - R690,292  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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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: R274,309

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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 301%

Experienced
up arrow 145%

Mid-Career
up arrow 53%

National Average
R274,000


Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 16%


Data Analysis
up arrow 7%

National Average
R274,000

Market Research
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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