Annual Giving Manager Salary

For Annual Giving Managers, annual average wages total $49K per year. The bottom of the pay range sits near $35K, and the top verges on $72K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Annual Giving Managers making up 79 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,023 - $72,046
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$35K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,239
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$14.19 - $30.64
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$31
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,023 - $72,046  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,737 - $71,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 439
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $30.64  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $42.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$34,737 - $71,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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

  • Recruits and trains volunteers for events.
  • Manages the development of projects that attract funding.
  • Manages the identification and cultivation of potential donors.
  • Oversees press releases and announcements necessary for event success.

Common Career Paths for Annual Giving Manager


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Annual Giving Managers who move on to become Major Gifts Officers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Major Gifts Officers get paid an average of $61K per year.

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Popular Skills for Annual Giving Manager


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Fortunate workers who know People Management command much higher paychecks, scoring salaries 20 percent above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Donor Relations, Grant Writing, and Data Analysis. Most people who know Fundraising also know Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Annual Giving Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Annual Giving Managers. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $52K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $44K. For Annual Giving Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $60K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,113

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Annual Giving Managers in Dallas enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Annual Giving Managers will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+23 percent), Washington (+18 percent), New York (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+10 percent). Falling short of the national average by 17 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Pittsburgh. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Seattle (8 percent lower) and Chicago (5 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Annual Giving Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Annual Giving Manager Salaries

People Management
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Fundraising
0%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$49,000

Marketing Communications
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Event Planning
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Proposal Writing
up arrow 5%

Event Management
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Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

Donor Relations
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Grant Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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