A Fundraiser earns an average salary of $47,011 per year. A skill in Fundraising 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.
Fundraiser Total Pay (?
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$29,630 - $82,425
(Median)
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38K
47K
58K
82K
MEDIAN: $47,010
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Fundraiser Total Pay (?
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$8.94 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,630 - $82,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,212  
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$26,216 - $83,452  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$8.94 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$6.50 - $27.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,212  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$26,216 - $83,452  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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Job Description for Fundraiser
  • Assists in the management of special events.
  • Trains, supervises, and coaches volunteers.
  • Develops and plans key fundraising activities.
  • Receives pledges and funds from donors.
Pay by Experience Level for Fundraiser
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Fundraiser Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%
Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Fundraiser Salaries

Fundraising
up arrow 23%
National Average
$45,000
Marketing Communications
up arrow 14%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 15%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 54 votes.
Gender
Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 22%
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