Health Policy Analyst Salary

Pay for Health Policy Analysts in the United States sits in the ballpark of $58K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Female Health Policy Analysts make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,801 - $79,532
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MEDIAN: $57,534
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$43,296 - $81,414  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Job Description for Health Policy Analyst

A health policy analyst helps develop and analyze strategies related to health policy for their institution. They typically work for (and with) government institutions, nonprofit organizations, political action committees and community groups. The healthy policy analyst uses research and data to show the effects of existing policies across various demographic groups and assesses the likely effects of prospective legislative policy. The analyst typically gathers (or supervises the gathering of) data and - using advanced statistical analysis and modeling - assesses the potential short- and long-term effects of health policy on communities across demographics.

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Health Policy Analyst Tasks

  • 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.
  • Prepare policy briefs, reports, public hearing testimonies, presentations, and petitions.
  • Work with policy makers to implement solutions.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,430

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Health Policy Analysts in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 10 percent above the national average. Health Policy Analysts in Baltimore make 23 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

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Key Stats for Health Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Health Policy Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

National Average
$58,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Health Policy Analyst Salaries

Research Analysis
▼0%

National Average
$58,000


Technical Writing
▼4%

Data Analysis
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 5%