Average Public Policy Analyst Salary

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The average salary for a Public Policy Analyst is $56,398.
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$40k - $88k
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$39k - $89k

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Job Description for Public Policy Analyst

Public Policy Analyst Tasks
  • Analyze, coordinate, and document current public policy and make recommendations for policy agenda.
  • Prepare presentations, documents, and reports for a variety of audiences on current and proposed policies.
  • Identify and engage key individuals and organizations for relationship development and outreach.

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Popular Skills for Public Policy Analyst

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

Pay by Experience Level for Public Policy Analyst

An entry-level Public Policy Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,638 based on 31 salaries. An early career Public Policy Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,639 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Public Policy Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,534 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Public Policy Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,671 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,437.
Employees with Public Policy Analyst in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 41.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.0% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (7.3% more).

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