Annual Giving Manager Salary

Annual Giving Managers in the United States can expect wages of $51K per year on average. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Annual Giving Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$38,849 - $75,819
$39K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,970
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50%
90%

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$16.64 - $25.87
$17
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $19.98
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$0$75K
Salary $38,849 - $75,819
Bonus $0.00 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $2,237
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).
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$38,400 - $74,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 272
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $16.64 - $25.87
Overtime $24.69
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,932
Profit Sharing $2,237
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).
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$38,400 - $74,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.

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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


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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

National Average: $50,477

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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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Key Stats for Annual Giving Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Annual Giving Manager Salaries

▲22%

Late-Career
▲19%

▲4%

National Average
$50,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Annual Giving Manager Salaries

People Management
▲17%


National Average
$50,000

▼1%

Database Management & Reporting
▼1%



Proposal Writing
▼7%

Event Management
▼8%

Donor Relations
▼13%

Data Analysis
▼14%

Grant Writing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 4%
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