Donor Relations Manager Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Donor Relations Manager is $44,290 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Donor Relations Manager Total Pay (?
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$32,993 - $62,003
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MEDIAN: $44,290
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Donor Relations Manager Total Pay (?
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$13.70 - $27.53
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,993 - $62,003  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$32,670 - $63,476  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $27.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$32,670 - $63,476  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Job Description for Donor Relations Manager

  • Recruits and trains volunteers for events.
  • Manages the development of projects that attract funding.
  • Manages the identification and cultivation of potential donors.
  • Oversees press releases and announcements necessary for event success.

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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Los Angeles
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Seattle
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National Average
$45,000
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Donor Relations Manager Reviews

What is it like working as a Donor Relations Manager?
Donor Relations Manager in Marshall:
"Overworked-Constantly Understaffed."
Pros: I like the work but the pay stinks.
Cons: The work load is too heavy for the pay with all the consistent other duties assigned.

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Experience Affects Donor Relations Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Donor Relations Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%
Event Management
up arrow 3%
Proposal Writing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$45,000
Fundraising
up arrow 6%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 11%
Marketing Communications
up arrow 11%
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 13%
Grant Writing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
84%
female alumni
 
Male
16%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 11%
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