Fundraising Officer Salary

A Fundraising Officer earns an average salary of $45,853 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.

$34,373 - $66,430
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,853
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,373 - $66,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$31,823 - $66,029  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.

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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 Fundraising Officer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%