Salary Economist

Our data for salaries for economist has been updated the last time on 03-02-2022. On 03-02-2022 the average salary for a economist was $ 7,770. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for economist are $ 117,000 and the lowest are $ 70,000. The most common salaries for economist are between $ 94,000 (25%) and $ 95,000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of $ 9,763 and a minimum of $ 5,875 with the most common monthly salaries for economist between $ 7,794 and $ 7,911 per month or $ 44 and $ 45 per hour.

 
The amount that you can earn depends on several factors. Which diplomas or certificates do you possess? How long have you been doing this work? How old are you? What does the CLA prescribe for your industry? Is your role steering or executive? With our salary calculator you can calculate what you could earn as a economist.

Highest salary for economist in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for economist based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for economist are compared:

New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

New South Wales – average salary $ 7,776

The top cities for economist salaries in New South Wales are:

  1. Remote In New Southles $ 11,127 per month.
  2. Tennant Creek $ 10,840 per month.
  3. Lightning Ridge $ 10,693 per month.
  4. Wanganella $ 10,470 per month.
  5. Lucas Heights $ 9,656 per month.
  6. Wollstonecraft $ 9,612 per month.
  7. Beverley Park $ 9,154 per month.
  8. Sydney $ 7,514 per month.
  9. Newcastle $ 5,875 per month.
  10. Hunter Valley $ 5,875 per month.

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Northern Territory – average salary $ 6,837

The top cities for economist salaries in Northern Territory are:

  1. East Arnhem Shire $ 8,747 per month.
  2. Yirrkala $ 8,089 per month.
  3. Perth $ 7,762 per month.
  4. Nhulunbuy $ 7,442 per month.
  5. Amoonguna $ 7,370 per month.
  6. Casuarina $ 7,005 per month.
  7. Stuart Park $ 6,602 per month.
  8. Palmerston $ 5,471 per month.
  9. Fannie Bay $ 5,091 per month.
  10. Tiwi $ 4,794 per month.

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Queensland – average salary $ 8,807

The top cities for economist salaries in Queensland are:

  1. Kuraby $ 10,098 per month.
  2. Miles $ 9,066 per month.
  3. Barcaldine $ 8,983 per month.
  4. Woody Point $ 8,807 per month.
  5. Gin Gin $ 8,804 per month.
  6. Bribie Island $ 8,629 per month.
  7. Peregian Springs $ 8,538 per month.
  8. Thornlands $ 8,412 per month.
  9. Peregian Beach $ 8,400 per month.
  10. Hookswood $ 8,330 per month.

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South Australia – average salary $ 8,999

The top cities for economist salaries in South Australia are:

  1. Angle Park $ 13,119 per month.
  2. Hackney $ 9,408 per month.
  3. Campbelltown $ 9,115 per month.
  4. Monash $ 8,563 per month.
  5. Salisbury East $ 8,546 per month.
  6. Kimba $ 8,535 per month.
  7. Bruce $ 8,439 per month.
  8. Solomontown $ 8,320 per month.
  9. Yorketown $ 8,176 per month.
  10. Adelaide Region $ 7,771 per month.

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Tasmania – average salary $ 7,831

The top cities for economist salaries in Tasmania are:

  1. Risdon $ 9,192 per month.
  2. Strahan $ 8,881 per month.
  3. New Town $ 7,786 per month.
  4. Port Arthur $ 7,710 per month.
  5. Queenstown $ 7,666 per month.
  6. Beaconsfield $ 7,654 per month.
  7. Flinders Island $ 7,577 per month.
  8. St Marys $ 7,577 per month.
  9. National Park $ 7,165 per month.
  10. Detention River $ 7,096 per month.

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Victoria – average salary $ 7,767

The top cities for economist salaries in Victoria are:

  1. Beaufort $ 9,935 per month.
  2. City Of Boroondara $ 9,435 per month.
  3. Fulham $ 9,342 per month.
  4. Thompson $ 9,273 per month.
  5. Corryong $ 9,151 per month.
  6. Barkly $ 8,882 per month.
  7. Deepdene $ 8,882 per month.
  8. Malvern East $ 8,882 per month.
  9. Melbourne City Centre $ 7,911 per month.
  10. Melbourne $ 6,562 per month.

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Western Australia – average salary $ 10,040

The top cities for economist salaries in Western Australia are:

  1. Bateman $ 14,239 per month.
  2. West Kalgoorlie $ 14,025 per month.
  3. Koolyanobbing $ 12,105 per month.
  4. Port Kennedy $ 8,813 per month.
  5. Fitzroy Crossing $ 8,645 per month.
  6. Padbury $ 8,588 per month.
  7. Munster $ 8,514 per month.
  8. Denmark $ 8,504 per month.
  9. Williams $ 8,494 per month.
  10. Baynton $ 8,473 per month.

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Salary economist per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for economist based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly salary Monthly salary Hourly salary
New South Wales $ 93,000 $ 7,776 $ 44.86
Northern Territory $ 82,000 $ 6,837 $ 39.45
Queensland $ 106,000 $ 8,807 $ 50.81
South Australia $ 108,000 $ 8,999 $ 51.92
Tasmania $ 94,000 $ 7,831 $ 45.18
Victoria $ 93,000 $ 7,767 $ 44.81
Western Australia $ 120,000 $ 10,040 $ 57.93

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More salaries for professions such as economist

Compare the salary for economist with other professions in the industry. Is the profession you are looking for not listed? Then use the search function at the top of the page to find your salary.

Job Title Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Weekly Salary Hourly Salary
Senior Economist $ 112,000 $ 9,315 $ 2,149 $ 53.74

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