Director of Public Affairs Salary

A Director of Public Affairs earns an average salary of $82,088 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$55,215 - $122,082
$55K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,088
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$55,215 - $122,082  
   
Bonus
$10,000  
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$54,045 - $126,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Public Affairs

Pay by Experience for a Director of Public Affairs has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Public Affairs with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Public Affairs with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Director of Public Affairs which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 33 salaries. A Director of Public Affairs with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director of Public Affairs

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Director of Public Affairs Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

▲10%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Director of Public Affairs Salaries

Community Outreach / Activism
▲4%

National Average
$81,000

Corporate Communications
▼3%


Lobbying
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 4%