Fundraiser Salary

A Fundraiser earns an average salary of $45,990 per year. A skill in Grant Writing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$31,060 - $91,069
(Median)
$31K
$46K
$91K
MEDIAN: $45,989
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$9.84 - $26.77
(Median)
$9
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$31,060 - $91,069  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,822  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$1,500  
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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$27,534 - $90,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 197
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $26.77  
   
Overtime
$23.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,822  
   
Commission
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$27,534 - $90,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Fundraiser

A fundraiser can be employed by many types of companies, including fundraising companies that are contracting work from other organizations and non-profits and healthcare organizations.

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Fundraiser Tasks

  • Assists in the management of special events.
  • Trains, supervises, and coaches volunteers.
  • Develops and plans key fundraising activities.
  • Receives pledges and funds from donors.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fundraiser

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Fundraiser Reviews

What is it like working as a Fundraiser?

Fundraiser in Oakland:
"Lives Or Dies On Your Shoulders."
Pros: My job is relatively calm and boring as most of my time is spent searching for grants or attending events where I drink with high powered politicians and solicit donations.
Cons: It's a pretty laid back job except if for the part that if I fail, the company fails with me. There's a drastic amount of pressure to succeed when the budget gets tight and everyone's job is at risk if you aren't successful when it counts.

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Experience Affects Fundraiser Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 98%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Fundraiser Salaries

Grant Writing
up arrow 25%

National Average
$44,000

Fundraising
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 12%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 12%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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