The average Mid-Career Director of Public Policy can expect to rake in roughly $78K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Mid-Career Directors of Public Policy making up 74 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,362 - $116,974
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$58K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,455
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$58,496 - $122,264  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Skills That Affect Director, Public Policy Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
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National Average
$78,000

Policy Analysis
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Legislative Policy
up arrow 5%

Lobbying
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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