Director, Public Policy in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

Directors of Public Policy in Washington, District of Columbia can expect to earn an average of $91K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Directors of Public Policy in Washington is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Washington Directors of Public Policy making up 70 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$61,266 - $154,026
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MEDIAN: $91,182
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$61,679 - $162,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Public Policy

Pay by Experience for a Director, Public Policy has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Public Policy with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Public Policy with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Director, Public Policy which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 13 salaries. A Director, Public Policy with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Director, Public Policy

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Director, Public Policy Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

▲14%

National Average
$91,000

▼2%

▼24%

Skills That Affect Director, Public Policy Salaries

Lobbying
▲14%



National Average
$91,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 6%
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