Annual Giving Managers in the United States can expect wages of $51K per year on average. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Annual Giving Managers (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$38,371 - $72,812
$38K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,886
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$16.37 - $26.48
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$38,371 - $72,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
Profit Sharing
$187.50  
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$38,129 - $72,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.37 - $26.48  
   
Overtime
$35.19  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$187.50  
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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$38,129 - $72,389  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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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For Annual Giving Managers, progressing to a Major Gifts Officer role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Major Gifts Officer can earn $62K annually. Typical career progression for an Annual Giving Manager involves becoming a Director of Non-Profit Development or a Director of Fundraising Development, roles that pay $5K more and $11K more on average.

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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Grant Writing, Donor Relations, and Data Analysis. Most people experienced in 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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $46K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $53K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $62K in this role. Annual Giving Managers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $59K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,522

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

Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Annual Giving Managers, 33 percent above the national average. Annual Giving Managers will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+28 percent), Boston (+26 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), and Denver (+4 percent). The lowest-paying market is Pittsburgh, which sits 19 percent below the national average. Employers in Chicago and Minneapolis also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Key Stats for Annual Giving Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Annual Giving Manager Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Annual Giving Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 17%


National Average
$51,000


Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 1%



Proposal Writing
up arrow 7%

Event Management
up arrow 8%

Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Donor Relations
up arrow 16%

Grant Writing
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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