Mid-Career Senior Policy Analyst Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Senior Policy Analysts lies in the neighborhood of $75K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Mid-Career Senior Policy Analysts like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$52,885 - $101,690
MEDIAN: $74,974

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$52,885 - $101,690  
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$53,571 - $105,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $75,222

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For Mid-Career Senior Policy Analysts, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 18 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Senior Policy Analysts will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+3 percent).

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Skills That Affect Senior Policy Analyst Salaries

Technical Writing
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Project Management
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Policy Analysis

Research Analysis

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Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.


59 %
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 5%