Average Government Affairs Director with Strategic Planning Skills Salary

$95,857
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,000
Bonus
$4,913
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Government Affairs Director with Strategic Planning skills is $95,857.
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$62k
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$96k
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$145k
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MEDIAN $95,857
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Salary
$62k - $145k
Bonus
$1k - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$62k - $161k

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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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Career Paths

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Government Affairs Director
Vice President (VP), Government Affairs
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Senior Management Consultant
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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 and Policy Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Media / Public Relations.

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 $77,419 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Government Affairs Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,477 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Government Affairs Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,142 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $162,135.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Government Affairs Director in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 23.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Bellevue, Washington (27.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (23.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Early Career
12.3%
Mid Career
35.6%
Experienced
41.1%
Late Career
11.0%