Policy Officer Salary

A Policy Officer earns an average salary of $57,044 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

$38,977 - $117,446
MEDIAN: $57,044

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$38,977 - $117,446  
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$30,603 - $116,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Policy Officer

A policy officer analyzes data and makes sure that company policies and government regulations are adhered to. They gather information and analyze it in relation to policies and their effect on their organization. The policy officer is tasked with creating reports with supporting evidence related to this data and may have to present it to others within the company. A lot of the policy officer's time is spent working in an office setting gathering data and also in meetings presenting data and listening to colleagues' work.


Policy Officer Tasks

  • Analyze proposed or existing government policies relevant to organization.
  • Identify areas in which new policies or changes in policy would benefit the organization.
  • Develop and revise the organization's policies for businesses or government.

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Experience Affects Policy Officer Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


78 %
22 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 8%