An Economist earns an average salary of R288,726 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.

R153,930 - R609,794
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R290K
R610K
MEDIAN: R289,045
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Salary R153,930 - R609,794
Bonus R1,546 - R193,916
Profit Sharing R9,787 - R148,994
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R160,923 - R743,382
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

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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 R262,000 based on 117 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 R481,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Economist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R686,000 based on 8 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 R1,100,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R300,286

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

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Key Stats for Economist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Economist Salaries

Late-Career
▲266%

Experienced
▲129%

▲60%

National Average
R300,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Economist Salaries

Financial Analysis
▲6%


National Average
R300,000

Data Analysis
▼2%

Market Research
▼39%

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 40%
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