Annual Giving Manager Salary
|Salary||$38,849 - $75,819|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $4,932|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$38,400 - $74,905|
|Hourly Rate||$16.64 - $25.87|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $4,932|
|Total Pay (||$38,400 - $74,905|
Job Description for Annual Giving Manager
Annual giving managers are responsible for managing an annual giving program. They must develop an effective program that includes direct mail, fundraising, and memorial gifts, as well as oversee preparation of monthly and annual reports related to giving. These managers must work to attract potential donors, as well as maintain ongoing relationships with existing donors (which may include individuals, groups, and organizations). Additionally, they must update and maintain all relevant records, as well as analyze this data to make any necessary changes to the giving program.Read More...
Annual giving managers may also perform supervisory duties for giving staff, providing feedback, advice, and discipline as needed. They also communicate with coworkers and supervisors to determine needed improvements and collaborations related to giving. Annual giving managers generally report to a development officer within their organization.
Typically, a bachelor’s degree is required for this position, as well as substantial relevant experience. Annual giving managers must have excellent decision-making, multitasking, and communication skills, as well as proficiency with basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite. They must work well in a team setting, as well as on their own with minimal supervision. Annual giving managers generally work full time in an office setting, although overtime and/or alternative hours may be required, such as for special events within their organization.
Annual Giving Manager Tasks
- Manages the identification and cultivation of potential donors.
- Oversees press releases and announcements necessary for event success.
- Recruits and trains volunteers for events.
- Manages the development of projects that attract funding.
Common Career Paths for Annual Giving Manager
Annual Giving Managers who go on to become Major Gifts Officers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Major Gifts Officers is $62K annually. Career advancement for the typical Annual Giving Manager often leads to becoming a Director of Non-Profit Development or a Director of Fundraising Development; median salaries in these positions are $5K higher and $11K higher, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Annual Giving Manager
Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in People Management, Project Management, Fundraising, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Grant Writing, Data Analysis, and Donor Relations. The majority of those who know Fundraising also know Event Planning.
Pay by Experience Level for Annual Giving Manager
Pay by Experience for an Annual Giving Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Annual Giving Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 156 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Annual Giving Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Annual Giving Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 45 salaries. An Annual Giving Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Annual Giving Managers will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 39 percent. Annual Giving Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+29 percent), Dallas (+28 percent), Boston (+19 percent), and Denver (+4 percent). With compensation 19 percent below the national average, Pittsburgh is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Chicago and Minneapolis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.
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