A Senior Policy Analyst earns an average salary of C$74,115 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$57,792 - C$93,544
C$58K
C$75K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$74,856
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50%
90%
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Salary C$57,792 - C$93,544
Bonus C$0.00 - C$4,966
Profit Sharing C$750
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C$57,952 - C$94,556
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$75,527

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Key Stats for Senior Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Senior Policy Analyst Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
C$76,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Senior Policy Analyst Salaries

Policy Analysis
▼0%

Research Analysis
▼0%

National Average
C$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%