Written by: Rubab Ali

In this article, you will know

  • What is Economics
  • Jobs of Economics in Pakistan
  • Salary of Economics in Pakistan
  • Find Out This Field is a Match for You
And much more. 
Keep reading.
Quick Jumps

What is Economics and What Do Economists Do?

Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

Economics focuses on the behavior and interactions of economic agents and how economies work.

Economist researches and observes that why people and business spend their money and resources.

The forecast for the companies and government and prepare reports. These reports or information is used in several ways, for example, making policies for tax and wages, etc.

These pieces of information help them to compete with their competitor.

Economists work in the organizational departments of private or government institutions, or they teach educational institutions.

Some professionals work individually as consultants. In this job, computer data and Mathematical techniques are used to perform researches regarding economics.

With experience, you can either become professional mathematician, politician, investment banker, or financial director.

All economists need to have a master or bachelors degree in economics.

They keep on learning new things in their career and can gain expertise in one field through experience, for example, health care or technician.

To have their own identity, they make research reports, etc.

Many experts associated with economics Start teaching at institutions and academies.

You can start your job as a researcher in a financial institute after getting a degree in finance or economics. You can achieve a higher post through experience or getting some higher education.

What Are the Required Skills in Economies?

One should have practical knowledge of politics and business so that he could handle issues and could operate a team.

One should understand minor data, economic inclination, and should deliver an exact forecast.

To experience relevant data, one needs to have strong mathematical and economical skills. One should be able to operate additional software.

One should have solid information regarding the financial system and business in private and government institutions. One should observe mathematical details to make an appropriate and exact report.

And do you know 77% of Employers Not Happy with the Quality of Pakistani Graduates

77% of Employers Not Happy with the Quality of Pakistani Graduates

These are the skills that lack in fresh graduates in Pakistan

  • Verbal Communication (83.63%)
  • Positive Attitude (71.93%)
  • Team Working (64.91%)
  • Critical Thinking (59.06%)
  • Self Confidence (59.06%)
  • Written Communication (57.31%)
  • Drive &Resilience (57.31%)
  • Stress Tolerance (47.37%)
  • Adaptability (46.20%)
  • Time Management (45.61%)
  • Self-Awareness (45.03%) and Planning &Organizing (45.03%)
  • Integrity (43.86%)

What Are the Career Prospects of Economies?

  • Skilled Addition

He adds different units, argues upon them, and understands them. They can work in various fields such as health, education, government, finance, market, research, environment, etc.

  • Political Scientists

They provide services for politicians in private or government research groups. His purpose is to implement a new policy.

  • Investment Banker

He collects money from an individual or corporate resources for the businesses which require more resources for success.

  • Financial Director

He handles and overlooks the economic and financial activities of an institute. He prepares a financial statement and is responsible for the expenditure and goals of a new business.

What Are the Important Points To Be an Economist?

  • Interests

You should select economics if you have interest in the following things:
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Business studies
  • Information Technology
  • Philosophy
  • Politics

  • Minimum Skills

A degree is mandatory for the concerned subject. For upper posts, a postgraduate degree is required.

  • Working Technique

Economists usually work properly during office hours, but they have to work till late for debates or conferences.

  • Work Place

They work in offices, but they travel the world for conferences or to meet new clients.

  • Difficulties/Drawbacks

Economist needs to be enthusiastic so that he could perform research freely. He needs to learn new skills during his whole career.

What are the Economists Salaries in Pakistan?

The average Economists salary in Pakistan is PKR 360,000 per year or PKR 30,000 per month. Entry level positions start at PKR 20,000 per month while most experienced workers make up to PKR 90,000 per month.

You can find Economics Jobs in Pakistan from

Here is the sector-wise salary in Pakistan, data taken from LUMS Prospectus that is a prestigious university in Pakistan.

  • Health Care (Rs. 100,000 per month)
  • FMCG (Rs. 85,571 per month)
  • Home Appliances (Rs. 75,000 per month)
  • Engineering (Rs. 75,000 per month)
  • Group/Conglomerate (Rs. 71,676 per month)
  • IT/Technology (Rs. 61,676 per month)
  • Textile (Rs. 55,000 per month)
  • Transport (Rs. 55,000 per month)
  • Banking/Financial (Rs. 52,042 per month)
  • Consulting (Rs. 52,042 per month)
  • Manufacturing (Rs. 50,000 per month)
  • Packaging (Rs. 50,000 per month)

What is the Future of Economists Jobs in Pakistan?

When you type the economist’s jobs in Pakistan, you can also write your city name instead of Pakistan to find the jobs.

Pro Tip:
Go to Tool>Select Past Month. You will be the first to apply for the job hence more chances for the job getting in the industry.

You can also use Google Image that is a handy tool for finding jobs.
You can search the jobs in your city or province and you can conclude either you should select this field or not based on the jobs available.

What are the Universities in Pakistan Offering Admissions in Economies?

These are the universities that are offering Economics in Pakistan.

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1. Abbottabad University Of Science And Technology Abbottabad
2. Women University Azad Jammu &Kashmir Bagh
3. The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur[sub Campus] Bahawal Nagar
4. The Government Sadiq College Women University Bahawal Pur
5. The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur Bahawal Pur
6. University Of Science &Technology Bannu
7. The University Of Buner Buner
8. University Of Malakand Chakdara
9. Bacha Khan University Charsadda
10. Ghazi University D.g.khan
11. University Of Education [ D.g. Khan Campus ] D.g.khan
12. Gomal University D.i. Khan
13. Government College University, Faisalabad Faisalabad
14. Government College Women University Faisalabad
15. University Of Education [ Faisalabad Campus ] Faisalabad
16. Karakuram International University Gilgit
17. University Of Gujrat Gujrat
18. University Of Haripur Haripur
19. Hazara University [havellian Campus] Havelian
20. Bahria University,islamabad Islamabad
21. Comsats Institute Of Information Technology [isb] Islamabad
22. Federal Urdu University Of Arts Science &Technology Islamabad
23. International Islamic University Islamabad
24. National Defence University Islamabad
25. National University Of Modern Languages, Islamabad Islamabad
26. National University Of Science &Technology Islamabad
27. Quaid-e-azam University Islamabad
28. University Of Sindh Jamshoro
29. Federal Urdu University Of Arts Science &Technology, Karachi Karachi
30. Institute Of Business Administration  Karachi
31. University Of Karachi Karachi
32. Shah Abdul Latif University Khair Pur
33. Kohat University Of Science &Technology Kohat
34. The University Of Management Sciences & Information Technology Kotli
35. Government College University, Lahore Lahore
36. Information Technology University Lahore
37. Kinnaird College For Women Lahore
38. Lahore College For Women University Lahore
39. University Of Education Lahore
40. University Of The Punjab Lahore
41. Virtual University Of Pakistan Lahore
42. Virtual University Of Pakistan Lahore
43. Lasbela University Of Agriculture, Water And Marine Sciences, Uthal Lasbela
44. Bahauddin Zakria University,layya Campus Layyah
45. Hazara University Mansehra
46. Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan Mardan
47. Women University Mardan Mardan
48. Mirpur University Of Science And Technology Mir Pur (ajk)
49. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan Multan
50. Institute Of Southern Punjab (girls Campus) Multan
51. The Women University Multan
52. University Of Azad Jammu &Kashmir Muzaffarabad
53. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Nawab Shah
54. University Of Okara Okara
55. Institute Of Management Sciences Peshawar
56. Islamia College University Peshawar
57. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar
58. The University Of Agriculture Peshawar
59. University Of Peshawar Peshawar
60. Balochistan University Of IT &Management Sciences Quetta
61. Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University Quetta
62. University Of Balochistan Quetta
63. Khawaja Fareed University Of Engineering &Information Technology Rahim Yar Khan
64. The Unversity Of Poonch, Rawala Kot Rawala Kot
65. Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi
66. Pir Mahar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
67. University Of Sargodha Sargodha
68. Government College Women University Sialkot
69. University Of Sialkot Sialkot
70. University Of Swabi Swabi
71. Women University Swabi Swabi
72. University Of Swat Swat
73. University Of Turbat Turbat
74. University Of Wah Wah Cantt
75. Comsats Institute Of Information Technology ( Abbotabad Campus ) Abbottabad
76. University Of Chakwal Chakwal
77. Qurtuba University Of Science &Technology [di Khan] D.i. Khan
78. Gift University Gujranwala
79. Isra University/hospital Hyderabad
80. Al-karam International University Islamabad

In order to find the Economies department of any university, just type Economies + university name like

Moreover, you can call them

What is the Trend of Economists in Pakistan?

Google has created an amazing tool called Google Trend that shows the searches being done by the people living in the country or city.
I am searching do people search Economists in Pakistan? If so, which province or city.
Here you can see it all.

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