The average pay for a Policy Analyst is C$58,882 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

C$44,185 - C$81,321
C$44K
C$60K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$60,196
10%
50%
90%
C$15.32 - C$36.59
C$15
C$28
C$37
MEDIAN: C$28.49
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50%
90%
C$0C$81K
Salary C$44,185 - C$81,321
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,034
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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C$42,712 - C$81,385
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 275
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$15.32 - C$36.59
Overtime C$53.50
Annual Data C$0C$81K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,034
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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C$42,712 - C$81,385
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

Job Description for Policy Analyst

Policy analysts work by trying to change, adjust, or implement new public policies, regulations, and laws. They often work either directly in government or for non-government organizations which extensively lobby for policy adjustments. Even some for-profit companies use policy analysts to help steer regulation and political action in favorable ways.

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Policy Analyst Tasks

  • Review, evaluate, and monitor policies and legislation to determine their benefits, flaws, and impacts.
  • Liaise with stakeholders to understand and document needs, concerns, and viewpoints.
  • Gather, analyze, integrate, and report on quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Formulate policy reports that synthesize information, benefit constituents, and display evidence.

Policy Analyst Job Listings

Popular Skills for Policy Analyst

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,388

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Policy Analyst Salaries

▲22%

▲5%

National Average
C$60,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Policy Analyst Salaries

Project Management
▲21%

National Average
C$60,000

Statistical Analysis
▼1%

Policy Analysis
▼2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%


Technical Writing
▼8%

Data Analysis
▼12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 17%