Entry-Level Director of Development (Fundraising) Salary

An average Entry-Level Director of Fundraising Development can expect to take home roughly $58K per year. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Entry-Level Directors of Fundraising Development making up 70 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Directors of Fundraising Development is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,304 - $83,740
$38K
$58K
$84K
MEDIAN: $58,369
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$14.45 - $48.94
$14
$18
$49
MEDIAN: $18.16
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$0$84K
Salary $38,304 - $83,740
Bonus $1,003 - $10,365
Total Pay (?
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$36,981 - $84,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 234
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $14.45 - $48.94
Overtime $36.00
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $1,003 - $10,365
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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$36,981 - $84,608
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Director of Development (Fundraising) Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Director of Development (Fundraising) in New York:
"Know your worth."
Invest the organization to see what resources are in place ( staff support) and ask employer would be open to expanding your team to get addition support.

Director of Development (Fundraising) in Ames:
"Relationship-building position and industry."
Relationships are very important, but it takes time to build them. Must have knowledge of higher education and be willing to travel. It's great to build your own travel schedule, but you will be on the road.

Director of Development (Fundraising) in Fairfax:
"Cheaper ways to earn a law degree."
Make your first gift your own.

Director of Development (Fundraising) in Walla Walla:
"Work Can Be Stressful."
Make sure you fully understand the expectations. Don't get caught in the trap of working too much at home or weekends.

Key Stats for Director of Development (Fundraising)

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
38%
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Skills That Affect Director of Development (Fundraising) Salaries

Major Gifts Fundraising
▲8%

Donor Relations
▲4%

Strategic Planning
▲3%

Grant Management
▲3%

National Average
$58,000

Fundraising
▼5%

Marketing Communications
▼5%

Grant Writing
▼12%

Event Planning
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 12%
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