Average Lobbyist Salary in Sacramento, California

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The average salary for a Lobbyist in Sacramento, California is $90,647.
MEDIAN $90,647
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$65k - $141k
$5k - $12k
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$53k - $144k

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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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Strategic Partnership Manager
Membership Coordinator
Manager, Government Affairs
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Lobbyist

Skills in Lobbying are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Policy Analysis and Legislative Policy.

Pay by Experience Level for Lobbyist

An early career Lobbyist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $88,437 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Lobbyist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Lobbyist in their job title in Austin, Texas earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (41.5% less), Columbus, Ohio (37.0% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (27.7% less).

Years of Experience

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