Alternate Job Titles: Director of Government Affairs, Government Affairs Director
How much does a Government Affairs Director make? The median annual Government Affairs Director salary is $142,542, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $120,668-$166,798, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Government Affairs Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Government Affairs Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Government Affairs Director in the United States is $142,542, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Government Affairs Director in the United States are expected to make less than $142,542.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Government Affairs Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Government Affairs Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of July 2017
Directs an organization's policies and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs. Maintains and nurtures the relationships with government, associated authorities and all committees, legislatively represents and protects organization interests. Assists in the establishment of corporate strategies, policies and plans, which align with government laws, regulations and standards. Leads analysis of proposed legislative actions, determines the potential impact on the organization and develops appropriate responses. Monitors legislative and regulatory activities, promotes company market position. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description