Policy Analyst salary in the United States

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Based on 1,621 income tax records
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How much do Policy Analysts make?
The average total salary for a Policy Analyst is $69,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,621 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Policy Analyst and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Policy Analyst salary can vary between $27,000 to $148,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Policy Analyst salary by location

Policy Analyst salary by company

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US Department Of Defense, Montgomery County, MD
12 income tax records
$100K – $153K
National Finance Center, Fairfax County, VA
13 income tax records
$73K – $180K
US Department Of Health & Human Services, Multnomah County, OR
19 income tax records
$62K – $103K
The City Of New York, Kings County, NY
10 income tax records
$57K – $85K
State Of Wisconsin, Dane County, WI
20 income tax records
$39K – $77K
State Of California, Sacramento County, CA
15 income tax records
$38K – $104K

Policy Analyst demographics in United States

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58% are single
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42% are married
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30% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Policy Analysts in United States

1,621 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a policy analyst in the United States is $69,000 per year. Policy analyst salaries in the United States can vary between $27,000 to $148,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,621 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as policy analyst.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for policy analysts in the United States: US Department of Defense ($126,000 a year), National Finance Center ($121,500 a year), and US Department of Health & Human Services ($81,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for policy analysts in the United States: Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($93,500 a year), Washington Metro Area, DC ($89,500 a year), and San Jose Metro Area, CA ($87,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.