Experienced Government Affairs Director Salary

Salaries for Experienced Government Affairs Directors are generous, with average pay above six figures ($118K) per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $40K and $22K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Government Affairs Directors can bottom out near $78K or peak near $198K depending on individual performance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced Government Affairs Directors making up 56 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of Experienced Government Affairs Directors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$78,132 - $172,486
$78K
$120K
$170K
MEDIAN: $118,237
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$78,132 - $172,486  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,671  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $21,699  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$78,253 - $197,612  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $122,348

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Experienced Government Affairs Directors will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 7 percent. Location significantly influences compensation, with Austin Experienced Government Affairs Directors earning much less — 21 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Sacramento and Atlanta (14 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Government Affairs Director

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Skills That Affect Government Affairs Director Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▲1%

National Average
$122,000

▼2%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%