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Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

A Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $58,956 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$34,375 - $96,864
MEDIAN: $58,955

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$34,375 - $96,864  
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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).
$32,796 - $98,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Job Description for Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization

A director of fundraising for a non-profit organization comes up with plans to gain funds in order to carry out the mission of the NPO and keep it running. The director of fundraising should create an overall fundraising plan that details how funds will be raised for the coming months or years. There may be fundraising goals that the director needs to achieve, and this will be a measurement of success.


Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Manages the staff and budget to achieve fundraising goals.
  • Directs the day-to-day activities of the fundraising staff.
  • Oversees the selection and training of volunteers.
  • Oversees the solicitation and stewardship programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization

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Experience Affects Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

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Skills That Affect Fundraising Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

National Average

Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.


77 %
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%