Policy Analyst

Policy Analysts can work across a variety of jurisdictions concerning government projects and policies.

As a Policy Analyst, you'll be responsible for presenting thoroughly researched policy solutions and advice. The average annual salary for this role is $97,912 per annum.

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)
Job growth

Projection: 3% more Intelligence and Policy Analysts employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)

Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Policy Analyst are:

  • VIC: 20.4%
  • NSW: 15.4%
  • QLD: 12.5%

Key skills required
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Interest in current affairs and politics


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