Experienced Government Affairs Director Salary

Experienced Government Affairs Directors can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $118K) surpassing six figures annually. Cash earnings for Experienced Government Affairs Directors — which occasionally include more than $41K from bonuses and more than $27K from profit sharing — stretch from around $80K to approximately $205K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Government Affairs Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$79,499 - $173,910
$79K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $118,020
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$0$204K
Salary $79,499 - $173,910
Bonus $2,017 - $41,408
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $27,404
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$79,719 - $204,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $121,785

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Washington is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Government Affairs Directors, 8 percent higher than the national average. One of the biggest compensable factors for Experienced Government Affairs Directors is geography, with workers in Austin earning a whopping 21 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Sacramento (14 percent lower) and Atlanta (13 percent lower).

Key Stats for Government Affairs Director

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Government Affairs Director Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▲1%

National Average
$122,000

▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%
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