The average salary for a Senior Policy Analyst is $75,250 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

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MEDIAN: $75,249
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$0.00 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$2,775  
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$53,365 - $127,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Job Description for Senior Policy Analyst

A senior policy analyst works to ensure that government and corporate policies achieve desired effects and meet minimum levels of efficiency. The analyst is a specialized project manager, and they generally assess the efficacy of programs and policies (often those run by the government). After identifying a program or policy to examine, the senior policy analyst develops a project plan, defining what data must be gathered and what metrics must be examined. After developing a project plan, the senior policy analyst delegates tasks to team members, which may include gathering a specific data set or monitoring the performance of a specific system.

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Senior Policy Analyst Tasks

  • Analyze budgets and performance trend data.
  • Assist in drafting bills and in the decision-making process.
  • Assess the impact of proposed legislation and prepare fiscal estimates.
  • Present analyses and recommendations to committees.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Policy Analyst

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,331

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Key Stats for Senior Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Senior Policy Analyst Salaries




National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Senior Policy Analyst Salaries




Policy Analysis
0%

Data Analysis
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National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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