Director of Development (Fundraising) Salary

The average pay for a Director of Development (Fundraising) is $65,120 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management, Major Gifts Fundraising, and Strategic Planning.
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$41,023 - $102,394
(Median)
$41K
$65K
$100K
MEDIAN: $65,120
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$13.97 - $73.08
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$41,023 - $102,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,130  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,617  
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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$40,806 - $104,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,035
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.97 - $73.08  
   
Overtime
$1.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,130  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,617  
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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$40,806 - $104,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Director of Development (Fundraising)

The role of a development director (fundraising) is to develop and implement a strategic plan to raise funds for their organization in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. The development director's primary responsibility, however, is to oversee fundraising, rather than to actually raise money themselves. This person may write grants, research foundations and corporations, and oversee or implement fundraising strategies; they mostly work mostly behind the scenes, establishing a structure for effective fundraising.

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Director of Development (Fundraising) Tasks

  • Develops public relations programs to promote fundraising.
  • Oversees research, identification, and preparation of fundraising proposals.
  • Develops long-range fundraising strategies and programs to solicit funding.
  • Evaluates the organization's future financial goals and needs.

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National Average: $65,269

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What is it like working as a Director of Development (Fundraising)?

Director of Development (Fundraising) in Dayton:
"Dedicated Nonprofit professional."
Pros: Building relationships. Making a positive impact. Diversity of job.
Cons: Pay.

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Experience Affects Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries




National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

People Management
up arrow 18%

Major Gifts Fundraising
up arrow 12%


major gifts
up arrow 5%

Fundraising
up arrow 2%

Grant Management
0%

National Average
$65,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%

Grant Writing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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