Entry-Level Development Officer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Development Officers lies in the neighborhood of $47K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Development Officers. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. There are more female Entry-Level Development Officers who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 68 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,589 - $67,616
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $46,564
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$12.91 - $20.74
(Median)
$13
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,589 - $67,616  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,925  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$33,125 - $67,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 439
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.91 - $20.74  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $31.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,925  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$33,125 - $67,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,000

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Entry-Level Development Officers will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 22 percent. Entry-Level Development Officers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+11 percent) and San Francisco (+10 percent). Seattle is the lowest-paying area, 4 percent south of the national average.

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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 Development Officer Salaries

Proposal Writing
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Donor Relations
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Fundraising
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National Average
$46,000

Grant Writing
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Marketing Communications
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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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