Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $52K annually. Overall, the greater share of Make-A-Wish Foundation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $35K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Directors of Fundraising Development, who bring in close to about $65K annually, though Non-Profit Program Directors are not far behind at $57K along with Directors of Non-Profit Development ($52K) and Non-Profit Development Coordinators (approximately $33K). On the lower end are Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators at $29K on average.
Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $90K per year; other top-paying cities include Phoenix, Ariz. (around $65K) and Charlotte, N.C. (about $55K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Illinois, where they average to $90K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Make-A-Wish Foundation workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning approximately $56K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Relationship Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $72K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Make-A-Wish Foundation is Fundraising; close to two-fifths of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Event Planning, Marketing Communications, and Grant Writing.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only one in four employees. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of employees also include dental insurance. Other privileges include flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.