C$65,975
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$5,089

Profit Sharing

C$3,000

The average salary for an Economist is C$64,263 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

C$45,615 - C$93,859
C$46K
C$66K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$65,975
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50%
90%
C$13.68 - C$42.66
C$14
C$25
C$43
MEDIAN: C$25.43
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$100K
Salary C$45,615 - C$93,859
Bonus C$0.00 - C$20,134
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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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C$44,610 - C$100,540
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 200
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$13.68 - C$42.66
Overtime C$0.00 - C$51.44
Annual Data C$0C$100K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$20,134
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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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C$44,610 - C$100,540
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 8 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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

Popular Skills for Economist

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 C$61,000 based on 85 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 C$76,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$97,000 based on 13 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 C$117,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: C$67,727

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Economist Salaries

▲73%

▲44%

▲12%

National Average
C$68,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries





National Average
C$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%