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 $123,539, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $104,147-$144,498, 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 $123,539, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Government Affairs Manager in the United States are expected to make less than $123,539.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
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 July 2017
Administers and maintains policies and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs. Legislatively represents and protects organization interests by working with government, associated authorities and all committees. Manages staff who liaise between legislative entities and the organization, leads the communications and interactions, which aligns with corporate business strategies. Monitors legislative and regulatory activities, oversees the implementation of policies that support organizational goals. Analyzes proposed legislative actions and determines the potential impact on the organization. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. View full job description