How much does a Lobbyist make in the United States? The average Lobbyist salary in the United States is $115,733 as of March 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $93,260 and $159,583. 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. 

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Job Description for Lobbyist

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. Being a Lobbyist may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Lobbyist is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Lobbyist typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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