Fundraising Manager Salary (United States)

A Fundraising Manager earns an average salary of $45,036 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.
Fundraising Manager Total Pay (?
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$34,984 - $61,843
(Median)
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54K
62K
MEDIAN: $45,036
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Fundraising Manager Total Pay (?
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$12.16 - $39.45
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,984 - $61,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,010  
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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$34,710 - $62,590  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,010  
   
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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$34,710 - $62,590  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 259
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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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New York
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Washington
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Chicago
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National Average
$45,000
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Experience Affects Fundraising Manager Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Fundraising Manager Salaries

Fundraising
up arrow 2%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%
Grant Writing
0%
Grant Management
0%
Proposal Writing
0%
National Average
$45,000
Event Planning
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 7%
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