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Economists study how financial, labour and trade markets are organised and how they interact.


Economists with less than two years' experience usually earn

$40K-$65K per year

Economists with three or more years' experience usually earn

$65K-$100K per year

Source: Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL).

Job opportunities

Job opportunities for economists are poor as it is a small occupation experiencing no growth.
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Economists study and explain economic events

Last updated 29 May 2017