Registered Migration Australia
An economist performs economic research and analysis, develops and applies theories about production and distribution of goods and services and people's spending and financial behaviour, and provides advice to governments and organisations on economic policy issues. In Australia an economist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Economist Alternative Title
Economist Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill list:
This occupation is not on the following skills list:
Group: 2243 Economists
The job of an economist in Australia is to perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods and services and people's spending and financial behaviour, and provide advice to governments and organisations on economic policy issues.
Note: Statisticians are excluded from this unit group. Statisticians are included in Unit Group 2241 Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians.
Most occupations in the economist unit group (Group 2243) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). The number of job openings for economists going forward is expected to be low.
Occupations within the Economist Group
Economist English Requirement
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for an Economist in Australia is $ 145,549 for male employees and $ 89,182 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 48.4 Females: 31.5 Persons: 40.7
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2243) Economists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
Please contact us if you would like assistance with your Economist skilled visa application. Registered Migration Australia is a licensed migration company. Our clients receive the highest possible rate of success from our years of experience and in-depth knowledge of Australia’s Skilled Migration program.