Planning and Policy Manager

Planning and Policy Managers are responsible for directing the development of policy advice and strategic planning within an organisation. A Planning and Policy Manager earns an average salary of $97,912 per year.

As a Planning and Policy Manager, you can work within national, state and local government agencies, not-for-profit organisations or other professional companies.

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Average salary
$97,912 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Min average salary
$87,637 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Max average salary
$108,188 P/A

Source: (August 2016)
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Planning & Policy Manager are:

  • NSW: 22.5%
  • VIC: 20.5%
  • QLD: 14.3%

Key skills required
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Interested in research
  • Able to analyse and collate information
  • Excellent negotiation skills and sound judgement
  • Able to think strategically
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to manage a large and complex workload and meet deadlines


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