Fundraising Officer Salary

A Fundraising Officer earns an average salary of $44,566 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$33,583 - $68,572
MEDIAN: $44,565

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$31,532 - $68,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Fundraising Officer

Fundraising officers are responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies and activities for their organization. These officers usually work with nonprofit organizations such as charities, religious groups, political campaigns, and universities. It is normally the responsibility of a fundraising officer to organize unique, targeted fundraising activities, and they may need to develop a holistic fundraising strategy for their organization. Fundraising officers may work in a fundraising department with a lead officer to whom they report; however, especially in smaller organizations, these professionals may work alone coordinating all fundraising activities for their organizations. Additionally, fundraising officers may need to write proposals for grants and fundraising plans.


Fundraising Officer Tasks

  • Recruits, trains, and delegates volunteers for fundraising events.
  • Oversees the communication with donors and potential donors.
  • Coordinates and executes strategic plans and programs that increase fundraising capacity.
  • Records budget data including income and expense information.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


67 %
33 %

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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 11%