Average Government Affairs Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$95,997
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,000
Bonus
$1,845
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Government Affairs Director with Media / Public Relations skills is $95,997.
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$58k
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MEDIAN $95,997
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Salary
$58k - $162k
Bonus
$493 - $30k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $3k
Total Pay
$59k - $179k

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Job Description for Government Affairs Director

Government Affairs Director Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Government Affairs Director

Skills in Legislative Policy, Lobbying, Policy Analysis and Policy Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Government Affairs Director

An early career Government Affairs Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,494 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,777 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,948 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,451.
Employees with Government Affairs Director in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 35.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (30.7% less), New York, New York (16.5% less) and Austin, Texas (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 181 survey responses.
Early Career
19.9%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
37.0%
Late Career
10.5%