A Senior Policy Analyst earns an average salary of AU$92,638 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$73,974 - AU$117,606
AU$74K
AU$94K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$94,022
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50%
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AU$0AU$118K
Salary AU$73,974 - AU$117,606
Bonus AU$1,500
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AU$75,220 - AU$118,784
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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.

Senior Policy Analyst Pay By Employer

$0$95K

$89,646

Senior Policy Analyst Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$95,840

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Key Stats for Senior Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
33%

Experience Affects Senior Policy Analyst Salaries

▲2%

National Average
AU$96,000

▼9%

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 92%