The average pay for a Director of Development (Fundraising) is $67,531 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are People Management and Major Gifts Fundraising.
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$43,257 - $106,881
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$43K
$68K
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MEDIAN: $67,531
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$14.87 - $75.50
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,257 - $106,881  
   
Bonus
$962 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$42,517 - $108,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 732
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.87 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$962 - $19,797  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$42,517 - $108,654  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,574

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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
$68,000


Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

People Management
up arrow 46%



major gifts
up arrow 2%

Fundraising
up arrow 1%

Grant Management
0%

National Average
$68,000

Donor Relations
up arrow 2%




Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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