$49,068
Avg. Salary
$17.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$983

Bonus

$804

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Public Policy Associate is $17.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Public Policy Associate is $49,068 per year.

$15.48
10%
$17.79
50%
$24.72
90%
MEDIAN $17.79
$39k
10%
$49k
50%
$66k
90%
MEDIAN $49,068
$39,201 - $65,600
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$66K
MEDIAN: $49,068
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$0$65K
Salary $39,201 - $65,600
Bonus $0.00 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $804
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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$38,672 - $65,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 224
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $17.79
Overtime $31.01
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,068
Profit Sharing $804
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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$38,672 - $65,669
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Public Policy Associate

Public policy associates are required to have expert writing and communication skills, as they work with countless individuals from all walks of life. These associates have in-depth knowledge and understanding of both local and government policies and conduct meticulous research to maintain this knowledge. Their work focuses primarily on conducting research, analyzing data, preparing policy summaries and guidelines for specific projects, developing partnerships with other organizations, overseeing recruiting and engagement efforts, planning and coordinating events, and preparing reports.

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Public Policy Associate Tasks
  • Lobby government officials regarding matters of policy specific to your organization.
  • Create networks of support and funding for lobbying efforts and campaign development.
  • Develop and implement legislative and advocacy campaigns.

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Popular Skills for Public Policy Associate


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Public Policy Associates who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Legislative Policy, Research Analysis, Policy Analysis, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Project Management. It is often found that people who know Policy Analysis are also skilled in Legislative Policy.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,077

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

With a pay rate for Public Policy Associates that is 16 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Public Policy Associates will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent). Washington is the lowest-paying area, 6 percent south of the national average.

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Key Stats for Public Policy Associate

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
0%

Experience Affects Public Policy Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

▲9%

National Average
$49,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Public Policy Associate Salaries

Legislative Policy
▲1%

Policy Analysis
▼0%


National Average
$49,000

Project Management
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 9%