The average pay for a Director of Development (Fundraising) is $68,650 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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$43,910 - $107,966
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MEDIAN: $68,650
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$14.94 - $74.50
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MEDIAN: $23.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,910 - $107,966  
   
Bonus
$513 - $19,911  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
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$43,259 - $109,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 768
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$513 - $19,911  
   
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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$43,259 - $109,425  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $68,638

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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 105 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries



National Average
$69,000



Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

People Management
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Fundraising
0%

Grant Management
0%

major gifts
0%

National Average
$69,000





Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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