Average Late-Career Government Affairs Director with Policy Development Skills Salary

$117,966
Avg. Salary
$15,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Late-Career Government Affairs Director with Policy Development skills is $117,966.
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$54k
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$118k
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$170k
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MEDIAN $117,966
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Salary
$54k - $170k
Bonus
$7k - $33k
Total Pay
$54k - $202k

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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.

Career Paths

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Government Affairs Director
Vice President (VP), Government Affairs
Management Consultant
Senior Management Consultant
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Popular Skills for Government Affairs Director

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

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 $72,500 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,833 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,282 based on 32 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Early Career
15.6%
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
50.0%