The average salary for an Economist with Research Analysis skills is C$67,587 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

C$50,632 - C$97,328
C$51K
C$69K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$68,665
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50%
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Salary C$50,632 - C$97,328
Bonus C$0.00 - C$15,319
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C$51,767 - C$103,783
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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: C$71,237

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

Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Economist Salaries

▲21%

National Average
C$71,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%