Government Affairs Director Salary (United States)

A Government Affairs Director earns an average salary of $93,241 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Government Affairs Director Total Pay (?
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$55,637 - $151,293
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$55,637 - $151,293  
   
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$503 - $35,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,993 - $39,450  
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$56,992 - $177,592  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 441
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Job Description for Government Affairs Director
Changing regulations, new laws, and entirely new federal initiatives can greatly affect the way a company does business. Larger companies that expect to deal closely with these changes often employ a director of government affairs. This person examines how new and changing government regulations will affect a business, as well as suggests and forecasts ways to manage these changes. Additionally, the director represents the company to the government, attempting to generate positive outcomes in legislation and the application of regulation.
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Government Affairs Director Tasks
  • Aid in the communication of the company's position on proposed policies.
  • Manage relationships with key policy-makers.
  • Collaborate with other department members to develop and implement policy strategies.

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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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$97,000
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Experience Affects Government Affairs Director Salaries

National Average
$97,000

Skills That Affect Government Affairs Director Salaries

Legislative Policy
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National Average
$97,000
Regulatory Compliance
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Lobbying
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%
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