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Entry-Level Development Officer Salary

Average Entry-Level Development Officers make around $46K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Entry-Level Development Officers make up most of the survey respondents at 70 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,458 - $65,123
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,725
10%
50%
90%

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$14.11 - $20.99
(Median)
$14
$18
$21
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,458 - $65,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,576  
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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$31,953 - $65,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 368
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$14.11 - $20.99  
   
Overtime
$22.07 - $30.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,576  
   
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).
)
$31,953 - $65,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Pay Difference by Location


Relative to Entry-Level Development Officers in the rest of the country, Entry-Level Development Officers to the east in Washington, New York, and Boston see salaries beyond the national average. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Seattle, 3 percent below the national average.

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Development is a wonderful field where you can work towards both your career goals and passions.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Development Officer Salaries

Donor Relations
up arrow 22%

Grant Writing
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Fundraising
0%

National Average
$45,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 10%
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