Vice President (VP), Government Affairs Salary (United States)

A Vice President (VP), Government Affairs earns an average salary of $135,032 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$79,491 - $204,610
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$79,491 - $204,610  
   
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$1,253 - $50,268  
Profit Sharing
$2,500 - $50,000  
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$83,091 - $243,771  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Government Affairs

  • Develop the organization's response to legislation.
  • Build relationships with federal, state and local authorities, regulatory agency heads and key policymakers.
  • Develop government affairs strategies and enhance the organization's image among authorities.
  • Evaluate pending legislation and surveys legislation's impact on the organization.
  • Write testimony and talking points for campaigns.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Government Affairs Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
0%
National Average
$144,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Government Affairs Salaries

Legislative Policy
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National Average
$144,000
Policy Analysis
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Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%
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