Manager, Government Affairs Salary

A Manager, Government Affairs earns an average salary of $75,375 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Oral / Verbal Communication is associated with high pay for this job.

$46,573 - $117,686
$47K
$75K
$120K
MEDIAN: $75,375
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Salary
$46,573 - $117,686  
   
Bonus
$603 - $18,116  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,468  
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$46,920 - $123,724  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 211

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Job Description for Manager, Government Affairs

Managers of government affairs are responsible for effectively managing all aspects of government affairs for their organization. They handle government communication efforts, create detailed reports based on current government positions, and coordinate and schedule government events and activities. They use a personal computer to keep accurate records of interactions with individuals, corporations, and other government officials. Managers of government affairs need to have experience working in a broad range of policy, regulatory, and legal environments.

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Manager, Government Affairs Tasks

  • Be internal expert for compliance, regulations and requirements, including advising other departments.
  • Lobby on behalf of the organization.
  • Monitor legal environment and propose legislative activities to encourage business objectives.
  • Reach out to and develop relationships with local government, business, and regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and monitor regulatory activities, applications, proceedings, and filings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Government Affairs

Pay by Experience for a Manager, Government Affairs has a positive trend. An entry-level Manager, Government Affairs with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 106 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manager, Government Affairs with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Manager, Government Affairs which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 49 salaries. A Manager, Government Affairs with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 13 salaries.

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National Average: $77,559

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Key Stats for Manager, Government Affairs

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Manager, Government Affairs Salaries

▲52%

▲30%

▲6%

National Average
$78,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Manager, Government Affairs Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲11%

Lobbying
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

▼1%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%