$72,652
Avg. Salary
$25.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,750

Bonus

$2,035

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legislative Director is $25.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Legislative Director is $72,652 per year.

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MEDIAN $72,652
$43,733 - $122,672
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MEDIAN: $72,652
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Salary $43,733 - $122,672
Bonus $0.00 - $19,574
Profit Sharing $2,035
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$43,287 - $122,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

Job Description for Legislative Director

  • Lead a policy team that will formulate and develop public policy.
  • Establish financial goals and direct team members to complete projects on time and under budget.
  • Establish relationships with members of the government and lobbyists to push forward legislative agenda.

Common Career Paths for Legislative Director


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Legislative Director Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Legislative Director

Pay by Experience for a Legislative Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Legislative Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legislative Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legislative Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 11 salaries. A Legislative Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,369

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

Legislative Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legislative Director?

Legislative Director in Washington:
"Terrible place to work."
Pros: My coworkers and colleagues
Cons: Departmental leadership and culture

Legislative Director in Nashville:
"Love this city."
Pros: Things to do
Cons: Traffic

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Key Stats for Legislative Director

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Legislative Director Salaries

▲23%

National Average
$72,000

▼3%

Late-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Legislative Director Salaries

National Average
$72,000

▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%