The average Policy Analyst with Project Management skills earns approximately $56K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. For the most part, Policy Analysts with Project Management skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Women make up the majority of Policy Analysts with Project Management skills (68 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

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$56K
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MEDIAN: $55,818
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,904 - $79,241  
   
Bonus
$145.44 - $6,219  
Total Pay (?
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$41,202 - $79,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$22.80  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$145.44 - $6,219  
   
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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$41,202 - $79,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Policy Analyst

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Policy Analysts with Project Management skills. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $62K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $53K. Policy Analysts with Project Management skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $68K. Policy Analysts with Project Management skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $105K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,898

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

For Policy Analysts with Project Management skills, working in the bustling city of Oakland has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Policy Analysts with Project Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+7 percent) and Chicago (+5 percent). In Austin, salaries are 18 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Policy Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 88%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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