How much does a Economist make?

Updated Oct. 11, 2021
$78,568 /yr
Average Base Pay

164 salaries

$60K

Low

$79K

Average

$104K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Economist is $78,568 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Economist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Economist employees.

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Statistics Canada
4.1

Statistics Canada

Economist

$78,229

 /yr
Range: $52K - $96K
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$52K

$96K

$52,421 - $95,853 Range

Department of Finance Canada
3.9

Department of Finance Canada

Economist

$75,526

 /yr
Range: $55K - $107K

$55K

$107K

$55,345 - $107,063 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Economist

$81,029

 /yr
Range: $75K - $87K

$75K

$87K

$75,372 - $86,576 Range

Bank of Canada
4.5

Bank of Canada

Economist

$87,756

 /yr
Range: $68K - $123K

$68K

$123K

$67,678 - $122,958 Range

The Conference Board of Canada
2.3

The Conference Board of Canada

Economist

$67,134

 /yr
Range: $51K - $83K

$51K

$83K

$51,440 - $82,826 Range

BC Public Service
3.8

BC Public Service

Economist

$80,887

 /yr
Range: $75K - $90K

$75K

$90K

$75,487 - $89,945 Range

Government of Ontario, Canada
3.9

Government of Ontario, Canada

Economist

$71,231

 /yr
Range: $65K - $91K

$65K

$91K

$64,515 - $90,712 Range

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Ministère des Finances
4.2

Ministère des Finances

Economist

$76,773

 /yr
Range: $65K - $79K

$65K

$79K

$65,186 - $79,452 Range

Analysis Group
4.1

Analysis Group

Economist

$92,564

 /yr
Range: $76K - $105K

$76K

$105K

$75,517 - $105,400 Range

TD
4

TD

Economist

$87,363

 /yr
Range: $75K - $94K

$75K

$94K

$75,000 - $94,443 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Economist

$122,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $157K

$80K

$157K

$80,000 - $157,482 Range

Government of Alberta
3.5

Government of Alberta

Economist

$81,341

 /yr
Range: $76K - $83K

$76K

$83K

$76,255 - $83,430 Range

Government of British Columbia
3.6

Government of British Columbia

Economist

$65,002

 /yr
Range: $60K - $78K

$60K

$78K

$59,688 - $78,176 Range

Ressources naturelles Canada
3.9

Ressources naturelles Canada

Economist

$59,439

 /yr
Range: $50K - $125K

$50K

$125K

$49,810 - $124,986 Range

IHS Markit
4.1

IHS Markit

Economist

$71,231

 /yr
Range: $70K - $73K

$70K

$73K

$69,525 - $72,983 Range

RBC
3.9

RBC

Economist
About 

$74K -$117K

$74K

$117K

$74,165 - $117,325 Range

Simon Fraser University
4

Simon Fraser University

Economist - Hourly
About 

$20 -$26

 hourly

$20

$26

$20 - $26 Range

York Region
4.3

York Region

Economist - Hourly
About 

$41 -$49

 hourly

$41

$49

$41 - $49 Range

Laurentian Bank
3.5

Laurentian Bank

Economist
About 

$64K -$101K

$64K

$101K

$63,640 - $100,810 Range

Agriculture an Agri-Food Canada
4.3

$87K

$95K

$86,914 - $94,910 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Economist salaries

The national average salary for an Economist is $78,568 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see an Economist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Economist employees.

The highest salary for an Economist in Canada is $103,661 per year.

The lowest salary for an Economist in Canada is $59,549 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$20
hourly
An Environmental Economist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $20 per hour
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Vancouver Area area
Apprentice
 
10000+ employees
Government
$90,000
per year
An Economist in the Ottawa Area area reported making $90,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$110,000
per year
An Economist in the Calgary Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$54,000
per year
An Economist in the Ottawa Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$91,213
per year
An Economist in the Ottawa Area area reported making $91,213 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$100,000
per year
An Economist in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
A Health Economist in the Toronto Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$85,971
per year
An Economist in the Ottawa Area area reported making $85,971 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Ottawa Area area
 
Full-time
Government