The average pay for a Director of Development (Fundraising) is $60,447 per year. A skill in Grant Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Director of Development (Fundraising) Total Pay (?
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$39,540 - $96,187
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MEDIAN: $60,447
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Director of Development (Fundraising) Total Pay (?
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$13.28 - $39.16
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,540 - $96,187  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,250  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $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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$39,147 - $97,336  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,280
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $39.16  
   
Overtime
$1.50 - $26.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $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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$39,147 - $97,336  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,280
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Director of Development (Fundraising)
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$61,000
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Experience Affects Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

Grant Writing
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National Average
$61,000
Event Planning
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Gender
Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 14%
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