A Director of Public Affairs earns an average salary of $82,206 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$50,684 - $140,421
(Median)
$51K
$82K
$140K
MEDIAN: $82,205
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50%
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$50,684 - $140,421  
   
Bonus
$1,007 - $39,732  
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$46,371 - $142,533  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Public Affairs

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Director of Public Affairs Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Director of Public Affairs Salaries

Community Outreach / Activism
up arrow 9%

National Average
$81,000

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 5%

Lobbying
up arrow 5%

Corporate Communications
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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