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Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salary (United States)

A Chief Development Officer (CDO) earns an average salary of $102,166 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salary (?
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$59,545 - $179,888
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National Salary Data

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$59,545 - $179,888  
   
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$0.00 - $74,497  
Total Pay (?
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$58,269 - $192,467  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 189
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Job Description for Chief Development Officer (CDO)

  • Recommend short- and long-range fund development plans and programs that support the organization’s values, mission and objectives.
  • Participate in short- and long-term strategic and operational planning for the organization.
  • Ensure that philanthropy and fund development are carried out in keeping with the organization’s values, mission, vision and plans.
  • Plan, coordinate and assure implementation of strategies to develop donors and contributions in support of the organization.
  • Maintain accountability and compliance standards for donors and funding sources.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Development Officer (CDO)

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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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$103,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$103,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 7%
National Average
$103,000
Fundraising
up arrow 2%
Media / Public Relations
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 6%