$63,855
Avg. Salary
$24.54
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Policy Analyst is $24.54 per hour.

The average pay for a Policy Analyst is $63,855 per year.

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$0$89K
Salary $47,323 - $89,664
Bonus $0.00 - $7,450
Total Pay (?
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$46,355 - $89,696
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 300
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $16.12 - $41.92
Overtime $28.00
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,450
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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$46,355 - $89,696
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 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

-7%

National Average: $63,367

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

Policy Analyst Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Policy Analyst in Montgomery:
"Strive, Achieve & Excell."
Students should stirred to produce the best results possible. Achieve something every day. Excell at something.

Policy Analyst in Madison:
"Be a generalist."
I would recommend developing hard skills like cost-benefit analysis, program evaluation, and policy analysis to make yourself marketable to a broad range of government agencies.

Key Stats for Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 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 53 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

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