Average Government Affairs Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

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The average salary for a Government Affairs Director with Media / Public Relations skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $110,714.
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$79k
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$111k
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$193k
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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 Policy Development 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 $75,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,960 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $152,906 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Government Affairs Director in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 17.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (39.9% less), New York, New York (27.5% less) and Austin, Texas (16.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
20.7%
Mid Career
37.9%
Experienced
41.4%