A Senior Policy Analyst in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $82,565 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$61,374 - $127,757
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MEDIAN: $82,564
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
632,019
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Policy Analyst Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Senior Policy Analyst Salaries

Technical Writing
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Project Management
0%

National Average
$85,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%


Data Analysis
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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