Directors of Fundraising Development earn the highest median pay at about $62K per year, followed by Non-Profit Program Directors ($57K), Non-Profit Development Coordinators (around $33K), and Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators (approximately $29K).
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $52K annually. The largest slice of the Make-A-Wish Foundation workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $36K per year.
Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $63K annually; other top-paying cities include Phoenix, Ariz. ($58K) and Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $44K). By state, Make-A-Wish Foundation employees make the most in Illinois, earning $63K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
At Make-A-Wish Foundation, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $53K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Customer Relationship Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $72K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Make-A-Wish Foundation is Fundraising, with roughly two-fifths considering it a key competency. Event Planning, Marketing Communications, and Grant Writing were also reported by many survey participants.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
One in five survey participants — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Almost all workers report having health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include flexible hours, life insurance, and a casual working environment.