A Fundraising Director, Higher Education earns an average salary of $70,582 per year.

$46,386 - $129,128
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$46K
$71K
$130K
MEDIAN: $70,581
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$47,106 - $129,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Fundraising Director, Higher Education

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Director, Higher Education

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

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Experience Affects Fundraising Director, Higher Education Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$71,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 96%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None:
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