Director of Public Affairs Salary

A Director of Public Affairs earns an average salary of $82,088 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$60,539 - $137,173
$61K
$81K
$140K
MEDIAN: $80,817
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Salary $60,539 - $137,173
Bonus $15,000
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$60,711 - $137,402
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Director of Public Affairs

  • Develop and implement PR and communication activities and strategies in accordance with business objectives.
  • Assist PR and media teams in project execution, managing complex assignments and client issues.
  • Gather and analyze clientele information and conduct market research to identify PR initiatives and opportunities.
  • Act as company spokesperson, responding to media requests and performing community outreach.
  • Build network of media contacts and business partners, managing relationships and providing counsel.

Director of Public Affairs Job Listings

Popular Skills for Director of Public Affairs

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Public Affairs

Pay by Experience for a Director of Public Affairs has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Public Affairs with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Public Affairs with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Director of Public Affairs which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 33 salaries. A Director of Public Affairs with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 16 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director of Public Affairs

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Director of Public Affairs Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲11%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Director of Public Affairs Salaries

Community Outreach / Activism
▲5%

National Average
$81,000


Corporate Communications
▼3%

Lobbying
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 4%