Economist Salary

The average salary for a Economist in the UK is:


Job profile for a Economist

Analyze and/or forecast developments with regard to the overall economy, markets, business sectors, and/or government financial policy.

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Economist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £36,827.

The average salary in 2009 was £44,966, based on 29 respondents (a difference of 22% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £40,237, based on 27 respondents (a difference of -12% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £44,711, based on 15 respondents (a difference of 11% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £53,625, based on 4 respondents (a difference of 20% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Economist based on all salary survey responses is: £39,449

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Economist is £22.97.

Assorted Economist Salary Information

Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Economist salary data

Economist Salary By UK Region

£40,980South East
£40,000South West
£40,000East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Economist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £34,457 for a worker in their 20s, £45,024 (30s), £53,293 (40s) and £53,293 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Economist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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