Director of Development (Fundraising) Salary

The average pay for a Director of Development (Fundraising) is $69,723 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$44,275 - $108,309
$44K
$71K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,597
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$14.93 - $74.24
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MEDIAN: $22.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,275 - $108,309  
   
Bonus
$961 - $20,080  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
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$43,465 - $110,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 848
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.93 - $74.24  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$961 - $20,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
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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$43,465 - $110,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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

  • Develop and implement a strategic plan to raise funds for their organization in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.
  • May also be responsible for the financial condition of the organization along with business development.
  • Oversees fundraising: write grants, research foundations and corporations, and oversee or implement other fundraising strategies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Development (Fundraising)

Pay by Experience for a Director of Development (Fundraising) has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Development (Fundraising) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 214 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Development (Fundraising) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 353 salaries. An experienced Director of Development (Fundraising) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 354 salaries. A Director of Development (Fundraising) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 126 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $70,520

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Q: 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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Key Stats for Director of Development (Fundraising)

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

▲23%

▲9%

National Average
$71,000

▼2%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

People Management
▲40%



National Average
$71,000

▼2%


Grant Management
▼2%

major gifts
▼2%




Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 11%
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