Health Policy Analyst Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Health Policy Analyst is $52,647 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Health Policy Analyst Total Pay (?
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$36,191 - $82,719
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MEDIAN: $52,646
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Health Policy Analyst Total Pay (?
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$16.80 - $28.93
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,191 - $82,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,623 - $82,405  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $28.93  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,983  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,623 - $82,405  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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Job Description for Health Policy Analyst

Health policy analysts are professionals who provide solutions to community health and social problems by conducting research and analyzing the results. The analysts work with those in charge of setting policies to implement the solutions reached via research, and they prepare briefs, reports, testimonies for public hearings, presentations and petitions on health policies. Analysts may visit healthcare sites to take stock of operations and assess the costs of healthcare programs. Health policy analysts are responsible for making sure that policies and solutions to problems are in compliance with any applicable regulations or laws. Education requirements include a master's degree in public health, public policy, or a closely related field. Successful applicants generally have several years of related experience in analyzing public or health policy, and are well-versed in the research techniques required to perform the job. Good health policy analysts are also familiar with the legislative process that is used to create public policies, and they stay up to date on any changes in health policies. Good oral and written communication skills are needed to foster a positive and collaborative work environment. Health policy analysts also need to have excellent reading comprehension skills. Computer skills are also part of the job: Good candidates are able to use word processor and spreadsheet programs. Lastly, analysts should be able to work independently and meet often stringent deadlines.
Health Policy Analyst Tasks
  • Prepare policy briefs, reports, public hearing testimonies, presentations, and petitions.
  • Work with policy makers to implement solutions.
  • Provide solutions to community health and social problems by conducting and analyzing research.
  • May conduct site visits to assess operations and costs of health care programs.

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Experience Affects Health Policy Analyst Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Health Policy Analyst Salaries

Research Analysis
up arrow 13%
Data Analysis
up arrow 5%
Technical Writing
up arrow 5%
Policy Analysis
up arrow 4%
National Average
$53,000

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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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