Earnings for Entry-Level Development Officers come in at around $47K per year on average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Development Officers making up 71 percent. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Development Officers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,805 - $67,641
$36K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,362
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$12.91 - $25.06
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$35,805 - $67,641  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,973  
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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$34,776 - $67,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 306
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $25.06  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $4,973  
   
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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$34,776 - $67,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,048

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Entry-Level Development Officers in Boston, Washington, and New York — eastern regions — enjoy a very comfortable lifestyle with compensation above the national average. Trailing the national average by 6 percent, Seattle is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Philadelphia and Los Angeles (6 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively).

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Development Officer in Tampa:
"Love it!"
Development is a wonderful field where you can work towards both your career goals and passions.

Key Stats for Development Officer

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
072
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Development Officer Salaries

Proposal Writing
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Donor Relations
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National Average
$47,000

Event Planning
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Marketing Communications
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Grant Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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