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Entry-Level Development Officer Salary

The average Entry-Level Development Officer earns approximately $45K per year. Most Entry-Level Development Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Entry-Level Development Officers survey respondents are women (71 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,969 - $64,838
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $45,322
10%
50%
90%

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$14.29 - $20.85
(Median)
$14
$18
$21
MEDIAN: $18.00
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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
$31,969 - $64,838  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,186  
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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$31,753 - $65,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 362
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
$14.29 - $20.85  
   
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 - $3,186  
   
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).
)
$31,753 - $65,025  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Pay Difference by Location


Eastern cities like Washington, New York, and Boston are lucrative areas for Entry-Level Development Officers, where pay is higher than the national average. Seattle is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 2 percent.

Development Officer Advice

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.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Development Officer Salaries

Grant Writing
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Fundraising
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National Average
$45,000

Marketing Communications
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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%