A Manager, Government Affairs earns an average salary of $76,342 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Oral / Verbal Communication is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,955 - $116,337
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$48K
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MEDIAN: $76,341
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$47,955 - $116,337  
   
Bonus
$574 - $17,555  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,468  
Total Pay (?
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$47,670 - $122,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 226
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.00  
   
Overtime
$25.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$574 - $17,555  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,468  
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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$47,670 - $122,311  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Manager, Government Affairs

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,851

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Experience Affects Manager, Government Affairs Salaries




National Average
$78,000


Skills That Affect Manager, Government Affairs Salaries

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 10%

National Average
$78,000

Lobbying
up arrow 1%

Presentation
up arrow 2%

Legislative Policy
up arrow 4%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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