Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salary (United States)

A Chief Development Officer (CDO) earns an average salary of $101,178 per year. A skill in Marketing Communications is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Chief Development Officer (CDO) Total Pay (?
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$58,504 - $178,003
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$58,504 - $178,003  
   
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$0.00 - $61,825  
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$56,065 - $187,439  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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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)

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

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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National Average
$102,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$102,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Chief Development Officer (CDO) Salaries

Marketing Communications
up arrow 22%
National Average
$102,000
Fundraising
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 5%
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