Fundraising Director, Higher Education Salary

A Fundraising Director, Higher Education earns an average salary of $70,740 per year.

$44,681 - $96,299
$45K
$71K
$96K
MEDIAN: $70,740
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$45,087 - $96,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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Job Description for Fundraising Director, Higher Education

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Director, Higher Education

Pay by Experience for a Fundraising Director, Higher Education has a positive trend. An entry-level Fundraising Director, Higher Education with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 5 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fundraising Director, Higher Education with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Fundraising Director, Higher Education which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 15 salaries. A Fundraising Director, Higher Education with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Fundraising Director, Higher Education

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Fundraising Director, Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
52%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 4%