Mid-Career Director, Public Policy Salary

The average Mid-Career Director of Public Policy can expect to rake in roughly $80K annually. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Mid-Career Directors of Public Policy making up 75 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most Mid-Career Directors of Public Policy like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,171 - $114,808
$58K
$80K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,242
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$58,269 - $122,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,242

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For Mid-Career Directors of Public Policy, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 11 percent above the national average.

Key Stats for Director, Public Policy

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Director, Public Policy Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲12%

National Average
$80,000

Policy Analysis
▼3%

Legislative Policy
▼6%

Lobbying
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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