Vice President (VP), Government Affairs in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average Washington VP of Government Affairs can expect to rake in roughly $168K per year. Work is enjoyable for Washington VPs of Government Affairs, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $168,161
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$125,527 - $314,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
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Key Stats for Vice President (VP), Government Affairs

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
42%
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Government Affairs Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$191,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Government Affairs Salaries

Policy Analysis
up arrow 11%

National Average
$191,000

Legislative Policy
up arrow 2%

Lobbying
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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