Government Affairs Director with Legislative Policy Skills in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average salary for a Government Affairs Director with Legislative Policy skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $117,802 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$66,028 - $188,159
$66K
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MEDIAN: $107,235
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Salary $66,028 - $188,159
Bonus $0.00 - $38,503
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$69,230 - $213,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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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 $77,000 based on 13 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 $124,000 based on 34 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 $126,000 based on 38 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 $112,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Government Affairs Director

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Government Affairs Director Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$111,000

Entry-Level
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 2%