Legislative Analyst Salary

The average pay for a Legislative Analyst is $57,443 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Analysis and Technical Writing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$37,573 - $103,098
$38K
$57K
$100K
MEDIAN: $57,443
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$17.00 - $27.87
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MEDIAN: $24.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,573 - $103,098  
   
Bonus
$408.51 - $97,871  
Total Pay (?
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$37,327 - $92,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$24.87  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$408.51 - $97,871  
   
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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$37,327 - $92,360  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Job Description for Legislative Analyst

Legislative analysts work primarily for corporations and other large organizations to help them understand how they are impacted by new and existing laws. These analysts carefully study how existing regulations may affect a business, school, or other organization and predict how potential outcomes of legislation under consideration will impact the business. They may specialize in areas that experience rapid change in official laws, such as health care, labor laws, and environmental legislation, and they typically create data-based reports for executives and operations officers within the organization to use in both financial reports and decision-making processes.

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Legislative Analyst Tasks

  • Oversees activities pertaining to various branches of government at various levels from municipal to federal.
  • Serve as administrative and fiscal resource to legislators.
  • Make recommendations regarding administrative and fiscal policies.
  • Analyze legislation and fiscal issues pertinent to their employer.
  • Keeps abreast of current legislation and changes to legislation pertaining to the relevant interest of the company or organization with whom they are employed.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,207

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Legislative Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legislative Analyst?

Legislative Analyst in Rockville:
"Challenging but not very dynamic."
Pros: I enjoy writing and conducting data analysis. Every project is different and a new challenge.
Cons: The work environment is not very dynamic. Limited commitment among management and senior staff to mentoring and training of new staff.

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Key Stats for Legislative Analyst

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legislative Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

▲14%

National Average
$57,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Legislative Analyst Salaries

Data Analysis
▲27%

Technical Writing
▲14%


National Average
$57,000


Research Analysis
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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