Average Late-Career Senior Policy Analyst Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Policy Analyst in Washington, District of Columbia is $133,184.
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$85k - $199k

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Job Description for Senior Policy Analyst

Senior Policy Analyst Tasks
  • Analyze budgets and performance trend data.
  • Assist in drafting bills and in the decision-making process.
  • Assess the impact of proposed legislation and prepare fiscal estimates.
  • Present analyses and recommendations to committees.

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Senior Policy Analyst
Government Affairs Director
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Policy Analyst

An early career Senior Policy Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,965 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Senior Policy Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,216 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Senior Policy Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 24 salaries.

Years of Experience

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