$66,908
Avg. Salary
$32.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,750

Bonus

$1,590

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Government Affairs Director is $32.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Government Affairs Director is $66,908 per year.

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Salary $45,430 - $106,696
Bonus $196 - $10,399
Profit Sharing $1,590
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$45,777 - $108,446
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

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 Difference by Location

National Average: $68,442

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Government Affairs Directors that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession.

Key Stats for Government Affairs Director

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Government Affairs Director Salaries

National Average
$68,000

Legislative Policy
▼5%

Lobbying
▼5%

Policy Analysis
▼7%

Media / Public Relations
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%