Government Affairs Representative Salary in the United States

How much does a Government Affairs Representative make in the United States? The average Government Affairs Representative salary in the United States is $82,907 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $69,937 and $96,886. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Government Affairs Representative facilitates the involvement of the organization in government affairs. Analyzes and interprets government policies, evaluate potential impact to organization's operation. Being a Government Affairs Representative conducts communications and interacts with government officials and agencies. Acts as a liaison between the legislative entities and the organization, responsible for any related queries. Additionally, Government Affairs Representative reviews internal policies, plans, programs to ensure consistency with corresponding government regulations and laws. Provides top management with regular reports on business opportunities and documents legislation affecting company policies. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Government Affairs Representative contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Government Affairs Representative typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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