$97,684
Avg. Salary
$40.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,751

Bonus

$5,120

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Government Affairs Director with Lobbying skills is $40.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Government Affairs Director with Lobbying skills is $97,684 per year.

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MEDIAN $97,684
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Salary $61,524 - $157,980
Bonus $1,000 - $38,428
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $27,617
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$62,328 - $181,191
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 446

Job Description for Government Affairs Director

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 legislation and the application of regulation.

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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.

Government Affairs Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Government Affairs Director

Pay by Experience for a Government Affairs Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Government Affairs Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Government Affairs Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 93 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 110 salaries. A Government Affairs Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 36 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $100,403

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Key Stats for Government Affairs Director

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Government Affairs Director Salaries

▲19%

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$100,000

Entry-Level
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 8%