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

Non-Profit Development Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $44,951 annually. Pay ranges from $34,380 on the low end to $62,628 per year on the higher side. Residency is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The vast majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage in this occupation. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Non-Profit Development Managers is high. This snapshot results from replies to 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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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,648 - $62,600  
   
Bonus
$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  
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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
Bonus
$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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Non-Profit Development Managers may receive an increase in pay with career advancement. Frequently, those who transition into an upper level Non-Profit Development Director position may earn an additional $8,517 per year.

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Popular Skills for Development Manager, Non-Profit Organization

Survey takers working as Non-Profit Development Managers report using a large range of professional skills. 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. Most people experienced in Fundraising also know Microsoft Office, Database Management & Reporting, and Event Planning. Those who learned Grant Writing also tend to know Database Management & Reporting.

Pay Difference By Location

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Washington
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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). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Non-Profit Development Managers in Houston earning a whopping 23 percent below the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Philadelphia (-11 percent) and Atlanta (-7 percent).

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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
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National Average
$45,000
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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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