Alternate Job Titles: Government Affairs Manager, Manager of Government Affairs
How much does a Government Affairs Manager make? The median annual Government Affairs Manager salary is $121,771, as of January 30, 2017, with a range usually between $102,663-$142,444, 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 Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Government Affairs Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Government Affairs Manager in the United States is $121,771, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Government Affairs Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $121,771.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Government Affairs Manager that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Government Affairs Manager are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2017
Administers and maintains policies and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs. Manages staff who liaise between legislative entities and the organization. Monitors legislative and regulatory activities and oversees writing and review of new policies that support organizational goals. Analyzes proposed legislative actions and determines the potential impact on the organization. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 7 years of 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. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. View full job description