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Economists analyse financial, labour and trade markets, and predict or explain economic events.


New economists usually earn

$40K-$65K per year

Senior economists usually earn

$90K-$114K per year

Source: BERL and TEC research, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an economist are poor for those wanting to enter the role, and average for those with experience.
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Economists analyse and explain economic events

Last updated 1 June 2018