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Government Relations Officer Average Salary in Pakistan 2022

How much money does a Government Relations Officer make in Pakistan?


Average Monthly Salary
75,200 PKR
( 902,000 PKR yearly)

LOW
35,300
PKR
AVERAGE
75,200
PKR
HIGH
119,000
PKR

A person working as a Government Relations Officer in Pakistan typically earns around 75,200 PKR per month. Salaries range from 35,300 PKR (lowest) to 119,000 PKR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Government Relations Officer salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Government Relations Officer Salary Distribution in Pakistan

Median and salary distribution monthly Pakistan Government Relations Officer
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Government Relations Officer salaries in Pakistan range from 35,300 PKR per month (minimum salary) to 119,000 PKR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 79,700 PKR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Government Relations Officer(s) are earning less than 79,700 PKR while the other half are earning more than 79,700 PKR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Government Relations Officer(s) are earning less than 51,700 PKR while 75% of them are earning more than 51,700 PKR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Government Relations Officer(s) are earning less than 105,000 PKR while 25% are earning more than 105,000 PKR.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Government Relations Officer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Government Relations Officer salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Government Relations Officer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 40,700 PKR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 56,200 PKR per month, 38% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 79,900 PKR per month, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Government Relations Officer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 97,500 PKR per month, 22% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 103,000 PKR per month, 6% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 112,000 PKR per month, 9% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Government Relations Officer average salary change by experience in Pakistan

0 - 2 Years
40,700 PKR
2 - 5 Years+38%
56,200 PKR
5 - 10 Years+42%
79,900 PKR
10 - 15 Years+22%
97,500 PKR
15 - 20 Years+6%
103,000 PKR
20+ Years+9%
112,000 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Government Relations Officer Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Government Relations Officer(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Government Relations Officer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Government Relations Officer is 50,300 PKR per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 58,700 PKR per month, 17% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 85,400 PKR per month, 45% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 112,000 PKR per month, 31% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Government Relations Officer average salary difference by education level in Pakistan

High School
50,300 PKR
Certificate or Diploma+17%
58,700 PKR
Bachelor's Degree+45%
85,400 PKR
Master's Degree+31%
112,000 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Pakistan costs anywhere from 409,000 Pakistan Rupee(s) to 1,230,000 Pakistan Rupee(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support the thoery. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

If you can afford the costs of higher education, the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.


Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Government Relations Officer Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Government Relations Officer employees in Pakistan earn 17% more than their female counterparts on average.

Male
81,800 PKR
Female-15%
70,000 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Pakistan for all Careers

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Government Relations Officer Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Pakistan

How much are annual salary increments in Pakistan for Government Relations Officer(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Government Relations Officer

Government Relations Officer(s) in Pakistan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 20 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Pakistan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Pakistan is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2021

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Pakistan for the year 2021. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Government Relations Officer Bonus and Incentive Rates in Pakistan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Pakistan Government Relations Officer
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A Government Relations Officer is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

46% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 54% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 2% to 7% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
54%
No Bonus
46%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government Relations Officer Average Hourly Wage in Pakistan


430 PKR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Pakistan is 430 PKR. This means that the average Government Relations Officer in Pakistan earns approximately 430 PKR for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Government Relations Officer VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Government Relations Officer is 9% less than that of Public Relations. Also, Public Relations salaries are 1% more than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Communications Associate43,300 PKR-42%
Communications Specialist48,900 PKR-35%
Director of Communications118,000 PKR+57%
Government Relations Officer75,200 PKR+0%
Head of Public Relations129,000 PKR+72%
Investor Relations Officer85,200 PKR+13%
Media Relations Specialist95,400 PKR+27%
Meetings Coordinator36,800 PKR-51%
Public Relations Manager118,000 PKR+57%
Public Relations Officer45,800 PKR-39%
Public Relations Practitioner61,800 PKR-18%
Public Relations Specialist51,300 PKR-32%
Relationship Management Officer37,500 PKR-50%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bahawalpur66,900 PKR
Faisalabad80,200 PKR
Gujranwala75,000 PKR
Hyderabad73,100 PKR
Islamabad69,600 PKR
Karachi80,100 PKR
Lahore84,300 PKR
Multan77,000 PKR
Peshawar78,800 PKR
Quetta70,400 PKR
Rawalpindi76,200 PKR
Sargodha69,800 PKR
Sialkot66,100 PKR

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Pakistan earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
76,200 PKR
Public Sector+12%
85,400 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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