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Fundraising Manager Salary

A Fundraising Manager earns an average salary of $46,381 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,597 - $64,151
(Median)
$36K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,380
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$35,597 - $64,151  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,241  
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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).
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$35,469 - $65,326  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 260

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Job Description for Fundraising Manager

The person in charge of a non-profit's fundraising efforts is typically a fundraising manager. This person must work in a variety of roles to help secure funding and create new initiatives to help bring in money. The fundraising manager position requires a great deal of personal interaction between the manager and the individuals or corporate entities being solicited for financial assistance. The manager must possess a clear idea of the mission of the non-profit group and fully understand its goals and processes, and they must present these concepts to those being solicited.

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Fundraising Manager Tasks

  • Recruits and trains volunteers for events.
  • Manages the development of projects that attract funding.
  • Manages the identification and cultivation of potential donors.
  • Oversees press releases and announcements necessary for event success.

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Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Manager

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

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Experience Affects Fundraising Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%


National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Fundraising Manager Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 6%

Fundraising
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000

Grant Writing
up arrow 1%

Grant Management
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 8%