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Manager Government Affairs Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$131,788 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manager Government Affairs is $131,788 a year and $63 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manager Government Affairs is between $91,570 and $163,969. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Manager Government Affairs. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and coordinates staff in various phases of government relations, and plans and organizes campaigns under the direction of Top Governmental Affairs Officer or Director toward attaining company goals.
  • Advises on, and coordinates the formation of, organization's position on proposals.
  • Ensures compliance of all programs regulated by the government.
Manager Government Affairs Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Job family population: 67,300

Estimated population of Manager Government Affairs jobs: 2,854

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Manager Government Affairs Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Public Affairs Senior Manager - Public Sector Partnerships
May 16
Chicago, United States
... government s appetite and ability to purchase new risk solutions * Develops, maintains, and ... public affairs at a large, multi-national corporation * Must have experience managing lobbyists ...
May 21
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Lead company-wide regulatory initiatives and manage projects involving multiple businesses and ... government bodies when engaging in regulatory and policy influencing efforts. · Leads project ...
Manager Implementation 340b
Apr 30
Deerfield, IL, USA
... Affairs and other Walgreen Co Departments to setup and administer the 340b Program, and facilitate ... set forth by the Government. * Prepares and presents finalist presentations and conducts ...
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Apr 30
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Capital Energy Group
... affairs will be expected daily.* Job Requirements for our full time recruiter: Ideal Administrative ... government, distribution, secretarial, sales management, mental health, nanny, child care ...
Regional Director, State Advocacy - East (Boston, Conn, RI OR New York)
Apr 26
Chicago, United States
Collaborating with Managed Markets and GAPP to ensure that policies reflect the needs of the ... Experience in patient advocacy, government affairs, market access or public policy * A high level ...
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