Late-Career Government Affairs Director Salary

Late-Career Government Affairs Directors see excellent average salaries — about $121K annually. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. There are more male Late-Career Government Affairs Directors than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. For the most part, Late-Career Government Affairs Directors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$67,875 - $169,853
MEDIAN: $119,264

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Salary $67,875 - $169,853
Bonus $1,987 - $50,335
Profit Sharing $11,500
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$69,582 - $187,631
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

Government Affairs Director Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,222

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Although Late-Career Government Affairs Directors working in Washington have incomes that are slightly above the national average, geography doesn't actually seem to affect pay that much.

Key Stats for Government Affairs Director


45 %
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Government Affairs Director Salaries

Media / Public Relations

National Average


Legislative Policy

Policy Analysis

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


45 %
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%