$59,810
Avg. Salary
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Earnings for Health Policy Analysts in the United States come in at around $60K per year on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$43,296 - $81,088
$43K
$60K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,810
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$20.33 - $28.65
$26
MEDIAN: $26.44
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$0$82K
Salary $43,296 - $81,088
Bonus $483 - $4,104
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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$43,392 - $82,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $26.44
Overtime $46.93
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $483 - $4,104
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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$43,392 - $82,690
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Health Policy Analyst

A health policy analyst helps develop and analyze strategies related to health policy for their institution. They typically work for (and with) government institutions, nonprofit organizations, political action committees and community groups. The healthy policy analyst uses research and data to show the effects of existing policies across various demographic groups and assesses the likely effects of prospective legislative policy. The analyst typically gathers (or supervises the gathering of) data and - using advanced statistical analysis and modeling - assesses the potential short- and long-term effects of health policy on communities across demographics.

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Health Policy Analyst Tasks

  • Provide solutions to community health and social problems by conducting and analyzing research.
  • May conduct site visits to assess operations and costs of health care programs.
  • Prepare policy briefs, reports, public hearing testimonies, presentations, and petitions.
  • Work with policy makers to implement solutions.

Health Policy Analyst Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,343

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

For Health Policy Analysts, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Health Policy Analysts in Baltimore earn salaries far below the national average by 26 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field.

Health Policy Analyst Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Health Policy Analyst?

Health Policy Analyst in Baltimore:
"Impactful."
Pros: Helping to fix challenges frequently encountered in health system.
Cons: Employees that are not motivated yet complain when you work hard.

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Key Stats for Health Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Health Policy Analyst Salaries

Experienced
▲31%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Health Policy Analyst Salaries

National Average
$60,000

Research Analysis
▼3%


Technical Writing
▼7%

Data Analysis
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 3%