Average Late-Career Government Affairs Director Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$143,714
Avg. Salary
$8,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Government Affairs Director in Washington, District of Columbia is $143,714.
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MEDIAN $143,714
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Salary
$100k - $200k
Bonus
$0 - $52k
Total Pay
$100k - $227k

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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.

Career Paths

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Government Affairs Director
Vice President (VP), Government Affairs
Management Consultant
Senior Management Consultant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Government Affairs Director

Skills that pay less than market rate include Policy Analysis, Legislative Policy and Lobbying.

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 $71,628 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,899 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $123,439 based on 104 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (38.4% less), Los Angeles, California (29.9% less) and New York, New York (29.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Early Career
13.9%
Mid Career
34.7%
Experienced
51.5%

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