A Vice President (VP), Government Affairs earns an average salary of $133,458 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$78,462 - $199,481
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$2,909 - $51,064  
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$83,668 - $246,163  
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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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National Average
$146,000
Experienced
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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
$146,000
Policy Analysis
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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