How much does a Policy Adviser make?

Updated 20 Jun 2021
£41,075 /yr
Average Base Pay

548 salaries

£26K

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£41K

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£65K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Policy Adviser is £41,075 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Policy Adviser salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 548 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Policy Adviser employees.

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Department for Work And Pensions
4

Department for Work And Pensions

Policy Adviser

£53,603

 /yr
Range: £28K - £87K
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£28K

£87K

£28,448 - £86,792 Range

BIS
3.6

BIS

Policy Adviser

£39,054

 /yr
Range: £22K - £80K

£22K

£80K

£22,296 - £80,463 Range

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
4

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Policy Adviser

£44,846

 /yr
Range: £20K - £140K

£20K

£140K

£20,398 - £139,920 Range

HM Treasury
4.3

HM Treasury

Policy Adviser

£33,005

 /yr
Range: £29K - £39K

£29K

£39K

£28,500 - £39,154 Range

UK Border Agency
3.1

UK Border Agency

Policy Adviser

£30,989

 /yr
Range: £18K - £80K

£18K

£80K

£17,556 - £80,446 Range

Communities & Local Government
3.9

Communities & Local Government

Policy Adviser

£42,762

 /yr
Range: £26K - £81K

£26K

£81K

£25,571 - £80,775 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Policy Adviser

£44,091

 /yr
Range: £30K - £73K

£30K

£73K

£29,707 - £73,186 Range

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The Department for Education (UK)
4.1

The Department for Education (UK)

Policy Adviser

£43,983

 /yr
Range: £18K - £82K

£18K

£82K

£18,140 - £82,214 Range

Department of Health UK
3.8

Department of Health UK

Policy Adviser

£51,993

 /yr
Range: £30K - £86K

£30K

£86K

£30,407 - £86,123 Range

Crown Prosecution Service
4

Crown Prosecution Service

Policy Adviser

£38,680

 /yr
Range: £31K - £75K

£31K

£75K

£30,862 - £75,006 Range

Natural History Museum (UK)
4.3

Natural History Museum (UK)

Policy Adviser

£43,515

 /yr
Range: £36K - £72K

£36K

£72K

£36,243 - £71,858 Range

Sport England
4.5

Sport England

Policy Adviser

£41,894

 /yr
Range: £25K - £47K

£25K

£47K

£25,447 - £46,714 Range

Legal Services Commission
3.5

Legal Services Commission

Policy Adviser

£43,172

 /yr
Range: £28K - £71K

£28K

£71K

£27,714 - £70,720 Range

Environment Agency
4

Environment Agency

Policy Adviser

£56,434

 /yr
Range: £35K - £74K

£35K

£74K

£35,263 - £74,372 Range

Department of Energy & Climate Change
3.3

Department of Energy & Climate Change

Policy Adviser

£40,905

 /yr
Range: £32K - £50K

£32K

£50K

£32,084 - £49,731 Range

Civil Service United Kingdom
4

Civil Service United Kingdom

Policy Adviser

£33,283

 /yr
Range: £26K - £46K

£26K

£46K

£26,202 - £45,743 Range

UK Sport
4.4

UK Sport

Policy Adviser

£47,532

 /yr
Range: £39K - £59K

£39K

£59K

£38,620 - £58,820 Range

Office for Budget Responsibility

Office for Budget Responsibility

Policy Adviser

£27,186

 /yr
Range: £19K - £45K

£19K

£45K

£19,087 - £45,458 Range

Cabinet Office UK
3.8

Cabinet Office UK

Policy Adviser

£29,706

 /yr
Range: £28K - £35K

£28K

£35K

£27,928 - £35,449 Range

Association of British Insurers
4.1

Association of British Insurers

Policy Adviser

£47,233

 /yr
Range: £43K - £56K

£43K

£56K

£42,654 - £56,434 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent policy adviser salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£35,000
per year
A Policy Advisor in the London Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
£85,000
per year
A Policy in the London Area area reported making £85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£37,606
per year
A Policy Advisor in the London Area area reported making £37,606 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£32,320
per year
A Policy Adviser in the London Area area reported making £32,320 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£38,000
per year
A Policy Advisor in the Bristol Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£33,000
per year
A Policy Advisor in the London Area area reported making £33,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£40,000
per year
A Policy Advisor in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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