How much does a Political Campaign Manager make in the United States? The average Political Campaign Manager salary in the United States is $59,552 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $55,745 and $66,800. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Political Campaign Manager ?

A campaign manager or campaign director is a paid or volunteer individual whose role is to coordinate a political campaign's operations such as fundraising, advertising, polling, getting out the vote (with direct contact to the public), and other activities supporting the effort, directly. Apart from the candidate, they are often a campaign's most visible leader. However, modern campaign managers, particularly at the presidential level, are mostly concerned with executing strategy, not setting it. The senior strategists are typically outside political consultants, primarily pollsters and medi...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Political Campaign Manager in the United States. The base salary for Political Campaign Manager ranges from $55,745 to $66,800 with the average base salary of $59,552. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $56,447 to $68,716 with the average total cash compensation of $60,519.

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