The average pay for an Economist is AU$76,241 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Data Modeling is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$49,689 - AU$118,225
AU$50K
AU$76K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$76,241
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AU$21.00 - AU$54.63
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MEDIAN: AU$40.00
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AU$0AU$118K
Salary AU$49,689 - AU$118,225
Bonus AU$1,932 - AU$12,255
Commission AU$10,000
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$50,174 - AU$116,556
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 150
Hourly Data AU$0AU$54
Hourly Rate AU$21.00 - AU$54.63
Overtime AU$45.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$116K
Bonus AU$1,932 - AU$12,255
Commission AU$10,000
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$50,174 - AU$116,556
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Economist

Economists advise businesses and/or government organizations in different aspects of economics. Topics vary greatly, and they can include tax rates, health statistics, energy facts, transportation, international trade, and development.

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Economist Tasks

  • Design and conduct research to identify trends, formulate forecast models.
  • Advise the government, agencies, corporations, and/or banks about the adoption of financial policies.
  • Compile reports and illustrations of research findings.
  • Devise methods for data collection, sampling, and processing in regard to finance, labor, agriculture, commodities, trade, etc.

Economist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$77,782

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Economist Salaries

▲44%

▲23%

National Average
AU$78,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

▲27%



National Average
AU$78,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 86%