Health Policy Research Assistant Salary

Health Policy Research Assistants in the United States take home an average $41K annually. Work is enjoyable for Health Policy Research Assistants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Health Policy Research Assistants (81 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$32,300 - $51,723

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$13.94 - $22.81

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$32,300 - $51,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
Total Pay (?
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$31,315 - $51,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $22.81  
   
Overtime
$21.30 - $33.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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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$31,315 - $51,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Health Policy Research Assistant

  • Gather information through surveys and searching databases.
  • Present findings for the benefit of governments, private foundations, and nonprofits.
  • Assist the researcher in conducting studies about the field of health policy.

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Popular Skills for Health Policy Research Assistant


Survey results suggest that Health Policy Research Assistants use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Proposal Writing, Policy Analysis, and Project Coordinating are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 10 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Technical Writing. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Research Analysis.

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Skills That Affect Health Policy Research Assistant Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 7%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 7%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$41,000

Literature Searching
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 8%
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