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Public Affairs Vice President (VP), Public Affairs Salary

A Public Affairs Vice President (VP), Public Affairs earns an average salary of $119,563 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$72,500 - $186,533
MEDIAN: $119,562

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$72,500 - $186,533  
$1,521 - $63,125  
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$72,635 - $231,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Public Affairs Vice President (VP), Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Vice President (VP) is a senior role which is tasked with maintaining relations with entities outside of his/her organization. They are typically employed in the industries of political, health, financial, education, and others in which businesses must carefully manage their interactions with the public.


Public Affairs Vice President (VP), Public Affairs Tasks

  • Cultivate relationships with lobbyists, politicians, leaders, and other stakeholders.
  • Analyze data, laws, policy, and economic forecasts to construct policy positions and build relationships.
  • Write reports, policy statements, press announcements, and other documents.
  • Steward the public brand of the organization in media and community settings.
  • Represent the organization in local, national, and international settings with a variety of audiences.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


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Years of Experience

5-9 years
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20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%