Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Government Affairs Director is $97,174
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Government Affairs Directors?
An entry-level Government Affairs Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,420 based on 12 salaries. An early career Government Affairs Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,830 based on …Read more
What Do Government Affairs Directors Do?
Changing regulations, new laws, and entirely new federal initiatives can greatly affect the way a company does business. Larger companies that expect to deal closely with these changes often employ a director of government affairs. This person examines how new and changing government regulations will affect a business, as well as suggests and forecasts ways to manage these changes. Additionally, the director represents the company to the government, attempting to generate positive outcomes in …Read more
- Collaborate with other department members to develop and implement policy strategies.
- Manage relationships with key policy-makers.
- Aid in the communication of the company's position on proposed policies.