How much does a Policy Officer make?

Updated 5 Dec 2021
£36,932 /yr
Average Base Pay

26 salaries

£26K

Low

£37K

Average

£53K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Policy Officer is £36,932 per year in the United Kingdom. The average additional cash compensation for a Policy Officer in the United Kingdom is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Policy Officer employees in the United Kingdom.

Seniority Levels

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Compliance Officer£35,815 /yr
L3
Senior Compliance Officer£47,124 /yr
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Scottish Government
4.1

Scottish Government

Policy Officer

£31,121

 /yr
Range: £26K - £39K
18 salaries
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£26K

£39K

£25,818 - £39,455 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Policy Officer

£36,560

 /yr
Range: £27K - £48K

£27K

£48K

£27,324 - £48,225 Range

Civil Service United Kingdom
4

Civil Service United Kingdom

Policy Officer

£31,409

 /yr
Range: £26K - £77K

£26K

£77K

£26,008 - £77,052 Range

Department of Health UK
3.7

Department of Health UK

Policy Officer

£34,919

 /yr
Range: £25K - £48K

£25K

£48K

£24,960 - £48,371 Range

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
4

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Policy Officer

£37,429

 /yr
Range: £24K - £44K

£24K

£44K

£23,737 - £43,556 Range

Department of Health and Social Care
3.5

Department of Health and Social Care

Policy Officer

£30,905

 /yr
Range: £28K - £33K

£28K

£33K

£28,023 - £32,966 Range

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy UK
4.1

£29K

£52K

£28,536 - £52,147 Range

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Home Office
3.6

Home Office

Policy Officer

£28,847

 /yr
Range: £29K - £36K

£29K

£36K

£28,613 - £35,536 Range

Macmillan Cancer Support
3.2

Macmillan Cancer Support

Policy Officer

£34,991

 /yr
Range: £32K - £37K

£32K

£37K

£32,230 - £36,557 Range

The Association of Commonwealth Universities
3.9

The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Policy Officer

£30,513

 /yr
Range: £31K - £31K

£31K

£31K

£30,513 - £30,604 Range

Royal College of Physicians
3

Royal College of Physicians

Policy Officer

£31,736

 /yr
Range: £28K - £43K

£28K

£43K

£27,990 - £42,826 Range

General Medical Council
3.6

General Medical Council

Policy Officer

£30,418

 /yr
Range: £27K - £33K

£27K

£33K

£27,222 - £33,481 Range

English Heritage
3.5

English Heritage

Policy Officer

£53,638

 /yr
Range: £30K - £54K

£30K

£54K

£29,849 - £53,638 Range

Greater London Authority
4.2

Greater London Authority

Policy Officer

£44,514

 /yr
Range: £42K - £56K

£42K

£56K

£41,780 - £56,407 Range

Scottish Government
4.1

Scottish Government

Policy Officer

£26,500

 /yr
Range: £26K - £30K

£26K

£30K

£25,521 - £30,161 Range

Citizens Advice
4.1

Citizens Advice

Policy Officer

£27,563

 /yr
Range: £26K - £29K

£26K

£29K

£25,624 - £28,784 Range

Ministry of Justice UK
3.8

Ministry of Justice UK

Policy Officer

£32,991

 /yr
Range: £32K - £37K

£32K

£37K

£32,282 - £37,248 Range

UK Ministry of Defence
3.9

UK Ministry of Defence

Policy Officer
About 

£35K -£42K

£35K

£42K

£34,937 - £42,287 Range

Prostate Cancer UK
3.6

Prostate Cancer UK

Policy Officer
About 

£25K -£32K

£25K

£32K

£24,901 - £32,076 Range

Labour Party
3.2

Labour Party

Policy Officer
About 

£34K -£43K

£34K

£43K

£34,293 - £42,658 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Policy Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Policy Officer is £36,932 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Policy Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 26 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Policy Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Policy Officer in United Kingdom is £52,933 per year.

The lowest salary for a Policy Officer in United Kingdom is £25,768 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£45,000
per year
A Trade Compliance Coordinator in the Cambridge Area area reported making £45,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£95,000
per year
A Compliance Officer in the London Area area reported making £95,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£24,000
per year
A Permit Officer in the Bristol Area area reported making £24,000 per year
Job Highlights
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£26,480
per year
A Compliance Caseworker in the Nottingham Area area reported making £26,480 per year
Job Highlights
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£31,000
per year
A Compliance Officer in the Belfast Area area reported making £31,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Belfast Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
£32,125
per year
An Analytical Officer in the Nottingham Area area reported making £32,125 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£38,111
per year
A Resource Officer in the London Area area reported making £38,111 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£20,717
per year
A Compliance Officer in the Wolverhampton Area area reported making £20,717 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Wolverhampton Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
£88,048
per year
A Compliance Officer in the London Area area reported making £88,048 per year
Additional Pay
£10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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