Average Early-Career Government Affairs Director with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary

$61,999
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The average salary for an Early-Career Government Affairs Director with Media / Public Relations skills is $61,999.
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MEDIAN $61,999
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$40k - $95k
Total Pay
$40k - $98k

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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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Government Affairs Director
Vice President (VP), Government Affairs
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Government Affairs Director

Skills in Legislative Policy, Lobbying, Policy Analysis, Policy Development and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Government Affairs Director

A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $93,141 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,530 based on 66 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,451.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 128 survey responses.
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
51.6%
Late Career
14.1%