Public Policy Analyst Salary

A Public Policy Analyst earns an average salary of $54,497 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,737 - $77,508
$40K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,497
10%
50%
90%

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$21.62 - $25.98
$23
MEDIAN: $22.84
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,737 - $77,508  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$40,092 - $80,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$22.84  
   
Overtime
$21.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$40,092 - $80,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Public Policy Analyst

Public policy analysts are responsible for analyzing and proposing public policy changes to save resources for the benefit of the population, as well as researching public policies and their implementation in locations with similar cultural, political, and economic conditions. Strong communication skills are important in this position to explain policies and invite citizens and political members to debates, and they also help collect data from law enforcement and receive feedback from the public and other sources for analysis.

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Public Policy Analyst Tasks

  • Identify and engage key individuals and organizations for relationship development and outreach.
  • Prepare presentations, documents, and reports for a variety of audiences on current and proposed policies.
  • Analyze, coordinate, and document current public policy and make recommendations for policy agenda.

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National Average: $54,148

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Key Stats for Public Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Public Policy Analyst Salaries

▲28%

▲5%

National Average
$54,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Public Policy Analyst Salaries


National Average
$54,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 15%