Average Policy Advisor Salary

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The average salary for a Policy Advisor is $71,999.
MEDIAN $71,999
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$46k - $124k
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$45k - $126k

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Popular Skills for Policy Advisor

Skills in Policy Analysis, Policy Development, Strategy Development and Legislative Policy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Policy Advisor

An early career Policy Advisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,023 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Policy Advisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,771 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Policy Advisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,586 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $98,838.
Employees with Policy Advisor in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (10.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (16.3% less) and Portland, Oregon (9.7% less).

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