Legislative Director Salary

The average salary for a Legislative Director is $73,859 per year. A skill in Lobbying is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$40,503 - $126,859
MEDIAN: $73,859

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$40,503 - $128,036  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Job Description for Legislative Director

  • Establish relationships with members of the government and lobbyists to push forward legislative agenda.
  • Establish financial goals and direct team members to complete projects on time and under budget.
  • Lead a policy team that will formulate and develop public policy.

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Experience Affects Legislative Director Salaries

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Skills That Affect Legislative Director Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


53 %
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 5%