Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization Salary (United States)

Non-Profit Development Managers in the United States pull down an average of $44,951 annually. Compensation starts at $34,380 and can reach $62,628 per year. Residency and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority in this profession are lucky enough to receive benefits; nearly all get medical and dental insurance, and more than half get vision plans, too. Most Non-Profit Development Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization Salary (?
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$34,648 - $62,600
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MEDIAN: $45,128
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Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization Salary (?
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$12.08 - $25.25
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,648 - $62,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,993  
Total Pay (?
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$34,380 - $62,628  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 384
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $25.25  
   
Overtime
$10.07 - $44.70  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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$0.00 - $2,993  
   
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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$34,380 - $62,628  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Job Description for Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization

A development manager of a non-profit organization is primarily responsible for creating, administering, and implementing the organization's long-term development plan. This generally entails developing and implementing a growth strategy for the future, organizing outreach efforts, and managing relationships with the organization's new and existing donors. The role often necessitates working closely with other departments in the organization. For example, a development manager will frequently consult with the finance department to prepare budgets, monitor costs, and apply for state and federal grant assistance; he or she may also work with marketing staff to develop communication and engagement strategies.
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Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization Tasks
  • Main function includes growing relationships with existing clients and creating relationships with new ones.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate fund-raising activities of public or private sector non profit organizations.

Common Career Paths for Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization

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Additional career progression can lead to an increase in pay for Non-Profit Development Managers. Most commonly, those who move into a Non-Profit Development Director role can bring in an extra $8,517 per year.

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Popular Skills for Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization

Non-Profit Development Managers report exploiting a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Marketing Communications, Grant Writing, and Database Management & Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 19 percent, 13 percent, 8 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. A tool kit that includes Grant Writing also typically contains Database Management & Reporting. Most people experienced in Fundraising also know Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting, and Event Planning.

Pay Difference By Location

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Washington
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San Francisco
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National Average
$45,000
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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Non-Profit Development Managers, 33 percent higher than the national average. Non-Profit Development Managers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+18 percent) and Washington (+14 percent). Compared to the national average, Houston Non-Profit Development Managers have considerably lower salaries, 23 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Philadelphia and Atlanta are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median—salaries hover around -11 percent and -7 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Project Management
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Database Management & Reporting
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Excel
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Windows Operating System General Use
0%
National Average
$45,000
Fundraising
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Microsoft Office
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Event Planning
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Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%
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