Economics Graduate Jobs

Economics graduates will be entering careers which involve studying and problem-solving as it relates to allocating or distributing resources, money, knowledge, time, capital, labour. The career prospects in this field are very good. You can find Economics Graduate Jobs in nearly any profession or industry.

Types of Jobs in Economics

Some of the industries available to you include: 

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Business Analysis
  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Public Policy

These jobs will be split in either the public or private sector. Private sector Economists may be called upon to analyse domestic and international markets. Public sector workers usually play roles in government policy and market regulation analysis and design.

Top Employers in Economics in Australia

Government offices such as the Reserve Bank of Australia,  Australian Treasury, The Productivity Commission, Australian National Audit Office, and The Australian Bureau of Statistics. Additionally, international companies and nonprofit organisations are also keen on hiring Economics Graduates. For instance, the World Bank, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the International Monetary Fund. Local government agencies, non-profit groups, and banks are also looking for someone who can analyse their funds accurately. 

Average Economist Graduate Salaries in Australia

In Australia, an average Economist salary is AU$76,294 per year. This depends on experience and can go as low as AU$50,508 or as high as AU$124,001.
Your salary is linked to the location you will be working in. In larger centres, you can expect to make a bit more than the low end of the average salary as a new graduate. After a little more experience, you may be earning as much as AU$128,468 per year. 

Deciding Where to Work as an Economist in Australia

You would be well served by first deciding which areas you wish to live in the country. From there, you can then look at costs of living compared to the average starting salary. For instance, you will need to know basic prices for transportation, housing, food, and more. When adding up basic expenses, use the low end of the average starting salary and see if the figure left over is adequate for your needs.
From there, it can be a simple matter of deciding upon an industry to start out and checking private or government job banks for available positions. Register [https://gradaustralia.com.au/user/register] with GradAustralia to receive job alerts when openings in your chosen field and city become avaliable.
 

Find the best Economics Graduate Jobs

At P&G we want you to get your career off to a fast start. That's why we don't have a traditional Graduate program with rotations or gradual ramp-up periods. We hand you real responsibility from the moment you walk through the door.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Location
Sydney, Melbourne
Closing
29 March 2017

The Treasury Graduate Program offers recent university graduates the opportunity to join Australia's leading economic policy adviser.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$63,259
Location
Canberra
Closing
1 May 2017

The Graduate Recruitment and Development Scheme (GRADS) is a 12-month development program where you have the opportunity to learn about public service and contribute to a variety of initiatives.

You are employed by one department or agency but you'll get to experience placements in two more departments or agencies throughout the year.

Best of all, you are guaranteed a position with your home department and a promotion on successful completion of the program.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$55,160.00
Location
Melbourne
Closing
17 April 2017

You've studied hard and you're ready to take the next step. We understand that once you graduate, it's not always easy to find your groove. The 2018 NAB Graduate Program can help you develop the skills, knowledge and network with which to build an exciting and inspiring career.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Closing
26 March 2017

Designed to engage and inspire you, the Sensis Finance graduate program will provide you with exposure across the Sensis business and will set you up for success as a future business leader!

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne CBD
Closing
6 April 2017

Our Graduates are bold thought leaders who are passionate about supporting national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment, and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$62,406
Location
Canberra
Closing
29 March 2017

Westpac's vision is to be one of the world's great service companies, helping our customers, communities and people to prosper and grow.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide
Closing
31 March 2017

We deliver commercial solutions to blue chip clients such as ANZ, nbn, Coca Cola, Microsoft, Toyota and Woolworths. Our work is based on an understanding of consumer behaviour.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
North Sydney
Closing
14 April 2017
  • Commerce or Accounting Major required
  • Supports your personal and professional development.
  • February 2018 start
Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
52,500-53,500
Location
Melbourne, CBD
Closing
20 March 2017

Our Audit & Assurance Services team assists listed public companies, large private and unlisted public companies, foreign owed enterprises and not for profit entities.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
52,500-53,500
Location
Melbourne, Victoria CBD
Closing
20 March 2017

Our graduate program is aimed at those seeking a career – not just a job. We place an emphasis on continuing education & provide regular, on-going, specialised training and development.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
52,500-53,500
Location
Victoria, Melbourne CBD
Closing
20 March 2017

As a graduate at our firm, we'll help you become a respected and trusted adviser to Australia's mid-size businesses and organisations. We'll equip you with the tools and skills you need to develop unique insights and tailor innovative strategies.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Cairns and Adelaide
Closing
31 March 2017

Interns/Graduates will have the opportunity to work across the Ecolab Finance function where you will gain valuable work experience in Financial Accounting, Financial Services and Financial Planning & Analysis.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney

Graduate roles to commence in 2018 – Opportunities in Business Advisory and Audit

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney CBD and Parramatta offices

Do you want to make a real contribution to the success of Australia? PM&C offers exciting and fulfilling work at the heart of government with career development opportunities difficult to find elsewhere.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Roles are primarily located in Canberra however opportunities may also be available in our Regional Network.
Closing
1 May 2017

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Graduate, or experienced Sales Representative to join our team of energised employees working within a dynamic and friendly environment.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$45,000
Location
Brisbane, Queensland

The Aboriginal Pathway to the VPS GRADS provides culturally appropriate guidance and support to Aboriginal applicants through the recruitment and selection process for the VPS GRADS.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Melbourne CBD (and Regional Victoria subject to availability)
Closing
17 April 2017

The DVA Graduate Development Program is a structured 11-month development program designed to give you exposure to the broad range of important work DVA undertakes, whilst propelling you into a successful career within the Australian Public Servic

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$68,859
Location
Canberra, ACT. Generalist graduate positions will be located in Civic. ICT graduate positions will be located in Tuggeranong.
Closing
6 April 2017

Leidos have graduate opportunities in; Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, Commerce, Business, Project Management.

Now seeking forward thinkers. Join Leidos to help make our communicates, our country and our world a better place for generations to come

All Leidos graduates will be employed on a permanent basis. The graduate program runs for 12 months and includes two rotations of six months each.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Closing
2 April 2017

We'll provide you with experiences that'll shape your career for years to come. Because when you grow, we do too. With EY you can influence the future of your career, the businesses you work with and even the world you live in.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
Closing
31 March 2017

The Department of Defence is one of Australia's largest organisations and has a key role as part of the Australian Government. We are seeking graduates from all university disciplines for work across the career spectrum.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$63,236 + 15.4 % superannuation
Location
Canberra (other locations include Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth, Newcastle)
Closing
27 March 2017

We offer opportunities to graduates who are passionate about the financial stability of Australia. As one of our graduates, APRA provides you with a structured 12-month training and development program that focuses on building your technical and professional skillset.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
Sydney, Melbourne
Closing
2 April 2017

With the ANAO, you'll see what other grads don't. Working on audits across many federal government agencies and entities, covering a range of topics, you'll develop a real understanding of what goes on behind policy decisions and be part of work that has a real impact on government administration.

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$59,771
Location
Canberra, ACT.
Closing
2 April 2017

If you have a degree in economics you will be exposed to a wide range of business lines in the ATO

Type
Graduate Jobs
Salary
$58,000
Location
Adelaide, Albury, Brisbane, Canberra, Gosford, Hobart, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Wollongong and Townsville
Closing
12 April 2017

Participate in a world-class training program. Gain valuable skills with global qualifications. Join the team that’s been recognized as one of the industry-leading early-in-career development programs for top university graduates from around the world! 

Type
Graduate Jobs
Location
North Sydney, New South Wales

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