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Director of Development (Fundraising) Salary

The average pay for a Director of Development (Fundraising) is $63,486 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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$40,904 - $100,437
(Median)
$41K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,485
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$13.31 - $33.94
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,904 - $100,437  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,006  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $11,179  
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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$40,602 - $100,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 977
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $22.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,006  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $11,179  
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).
)
$40,602 - $100,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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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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Experience Affects Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries




National Average
$63,000


Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

People Management
up arrow 22%

major gifts
up arrow 9%

Grant Management
up arrow 4%

Fundraising
up arrow 3%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 2%

Grant Writing
0%

Strategic Planning
0%

National Average
$63,000


Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 12%
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