Lobbyist Salaries in Washington, DC

Alternate Job Titles: Lobbyist

What is the average Lobbyist salary for Washington, DC?

The salary for someone with the job title Lobbyist in Washington, DC varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Lobbyist salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Lobbyist in Washington, DC.

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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Lobbyist in Washington, DC that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Lobbyist in Washington are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $113,675
  • 10%$71,540
  • 25%$91,620
  • 75%$156,728
  • 90%$195,925

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Job Description for Lobbyist

Contacts members of Congress and other elected officials to persuade them to support legislation favorable to clients' interests. Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on clients. May require a bachelor's degree and 5-8 years of direct experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View full job description

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