$68,997
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An Experienced Policy Analyst earns an average salary of $66,859 per year.

$49,411 - $107,726
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MEDIAN: $68,997
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$21.09 - $51.39
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$0$109K
Salary $49,411 - $107,726
Bonus $145 - $10,304
Total Pay (?
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$49,755 - $109,282
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 123
Hourly Data $0$136
Hourly Rate $21.09 - $51.39
Overtime $54.53
Annual Data $0$109K
Bonus $145 - $10,304
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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$49,755 - $109,282
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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: $69,566

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Key Stats for Policy Analyst

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%

Skills That Affect Policy Analyst Salaries

Technical Writing
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Research Analysis
▼5%

Policy Analysis
▼6%

Project Management
▼6%

Legislative Policy
▼6%

Data Analysis
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%