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Development Officer Salary (United States)

A Development Officer earns an average salary of $48,838 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Development Officer Salary (?
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$33,556 - $74,750
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,837
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Development Officer Salary (?
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$14.29 - $23.51
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,556 - $74,750  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,414  
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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$32,982 - $74,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $23.51  
   
Overtime
$9.75 - $30.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,414  
   
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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$32,982 - $74,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Development Officer

Development officers are in charge of funding- and donor-related activities for their organization. They coordinate fundraising initiatives and collect current and prospective donor information. They cultivate professional relationships with individuals, foundations, and other agencies; they also provide continuous support to company marketing efforts.
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Development Officer Tasks
  • Increase the number and quality of donor prospects through individual visits, research, donor database management and networking.
  • Manage portfolio prospects, using focused strategic approaches.
  • Work with marketing and program staff to customize materials for successful marketing and solicitation.
  • Cultivate, solicit and provide attentive stewardship for philanthropic donors.
  • Manage donor events, including identifying guests and coordinating organizational support for events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Development Officer

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Pay Difference By Location

Minneapolis
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San Francisco
up arrow 16%
New York
up arrow 14%
Washington
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Boston
up arrow 6%
National Average
$48,000
Los Angeles
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Seattle
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Detroit
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Chicago
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Development Officer Reviews

What is it like working as a Development Officer?
Development Officer in St. Joseph:
"My Role As A Development Officer."
Pros: I enjoy working with the internal campus community, as well as the external surrounding community. I feel the work I do directly impacts the lives of students.

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Experience Affects Development Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$48,000

Skills That Affect Development Officer Salaries

Fundraising
up arrow 1%
Grant Writing
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National Average
$48,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%
Event Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%