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Government Affairs Director Salary

$141,080 (USD)

Average Salary

$68/hr

Average Hourly

$18,750

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Government Affairs Director is $141,080 a year and $68 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Government Affairs Director is between $97,309 and $175,817. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Government Affairs Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs various phases of government relations.
  • Directs, develops, coordinates, and advises on internal policies related to external affairs.
  • Represents the organization in government matters.
  • Meets with government officials or other external partners to resolve grievances and advance positions.
Government Affairs Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Job family population: 67,300

Estimated population of Government Affairs Director jobs: 5,415

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$163,551
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Government Affairs Director Job Listings for United States

Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy
Jun 18
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Charter Schools USA
Manage State Government Affairs Supervisors and lobbying teams to drive legislative policy initiatives and lead in the engagement of elected officials and political leadership at the local and state ...
Manager of Government Affairs
Jun 27
Washington, DC, USA
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SPINE SPECIALISTS
The position is responsible for federal government advocacy and will work with the Director of Government Affairs to develop and implement the strategy for NASS Advocacy. Duties and Responsibilities ...
State Government Affairs and Public Policy Supervisor
Jun 18
Concord, NC, USA
Charter Schools USA
Position will report directly to the Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Assist with the development of key legislative strategies to promote ...
Director of Regional Government Affairs
Jun 7
Chicago, IL, USA
Cresco Labs
JOB SUMMARY Cresco Labs is looking for a Director of Regional Government Affairs to join our growing team! The ideal candidate is proactive innovative and passionate, able to initiate best practices ...
Director of Legislative Affairs
Jul 2
Lincoln, NE, USA
Nebraska Cattlemen
The Director of Legislative Affairs will work in conjunction with the Vice President of Legal & Government Affairs to advance NC policy at all levels of local, state, and federal government. Specific ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Government Affairs Director is $141,080 a year and $68 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Government Affairs Director is between $97,309 and $175,817. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Government Affairs Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Government Affairs Director Job Listings for United States

Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy
Jun 18
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Charter Schools USA
Manage State Government Affairs Supervisors and lobbying teams to drive legislative policy initiatives and lead in the engagement of elected officials and political leadership at the local and state ...
Manager of Government Affairs
Jun 27
Washington, DC, USA
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SPINE SPECIALISTS
The position is responsible for federal government advocacy and will work with the Director of Government Affairs to develop and implement the strategy for NASS Advocacy. Duties and Responsibilities ...
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