Average Public Policy Associate Salary

$49,809
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$1,546
Bonus
$804
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The average salary for a Public Policy Associate is $49,809.
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What Do Public Policy Associates Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Public Policy Associates?

Skills in Policy Analysis, Research Analysis, Legislative Policy and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Lobbying.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Public Policy Associates?

An entry-level Public Policy Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,484 based on 17 salaries. An early career Public Policy Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,490 based on 182 salaries. A mid-career Public Policy Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,892 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Public Policy Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,394 based on 11 salaries.
Employees with Public Policy Associate in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.9% more) and Denver, Colorado (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (17.7% less) and Silver Spring, Maryland (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 266 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
68.4%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
4.1%