Average Government Affairs Director with Lobbying Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$109,695
Avg. Salary
$9,984
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for a Government Affairs Director with Lobbying skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $109,695.
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$75k
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$110k
90%
$173k
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Salary
$75k - $173k
Bonus
$1k - $39k
Profit Sharing
$6k - $19k
Total Pay
$76k - $194k

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

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 $72,950 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $108,558 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,464 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $130,000.
Employees with Government Affairs Director in their job title in Des Moines, Iowa earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bellevue, Washington (35.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (29.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (18.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 155 survey responses.
Early Career
14.2%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
47.1%
Late Career
10.3%