$63,659
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A Mid-Career Policy Analyst earns an average salary of $61,268 per year.

$47,465 - $90,804
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MEDIAN: $63,659
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$16.12 - $41.92
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$0$90K
Salary $47,465 - $90,804
Bonus $0.00 - $7,341
Total Pay (?
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$46,445 - $90,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 304
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $16.12 - $41.92
Overtime $28.00
Annual Data $0$90K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,341
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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$46,445 - $90,588
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $63,381

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

Key Stats for Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%

Skills That Affect Policy Analyst Salaries


National Average
$63,000




Legislative Policy
▼6%

Technical Writing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 7%