Health Policy Analyst Salary

Median pay for Health Policy Analysts in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $57K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Health Policy Analysts survey respondents are women (78 percent). Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Health Policy Analysts — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$43,451 - $79,850
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$57K
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MEDIAN: $57,490
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$43,451 - $79,850  
   
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$507 - $4,075  
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$43,345 - $80,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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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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Key Stats for Health Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Health Policy Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲36%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

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 4 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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