Average Lobbyist with Policy Analysis Skills Salary

$72,999
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,000
Bonus
$7,241
Commission
$5,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Lobbyist with Policy Analysis skills is $72,999.
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MEDIAN $72,999
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Salary
$50k - $131k
Bonus
$1k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Commission
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$49k - $135k

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Job Description for Lobbyist

Lobbyist Tasks
  • Contacts and confers with members of legislature and other holders of public office to persuade them to support legislation favorable to client's interest.
  • Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on interest of client, who may be person, specific group, or general public.

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Popular Skills for Lobbyist

Skills in Lobbying, Policy Development and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Legislative Policy.

Pay by Experience Level for Lobbyist

An entry-level Lobbyist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,151 based on 22 salaries. An early career Lobbyist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,717 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Lobbyist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,791 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Lobbyist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,507 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,447.
Employees with Lobbyist in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 24.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (16.4% more) and Sacramento, California (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (27.4% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (11.9% less) and Austin, Texas (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 159 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.8%
Early Career
37.1%
Mid Career
25.2%
Experienced
17.0%
Late Career
6.9%

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