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Senior Major Gifts Officer Salary

With close to two-thirds of Senior Major Gifts Officers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Major Gifts Officers is $87K per year and can range from $62K on the lower end to $119K per year near the higher end. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Senior Major Gifts Officers. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$60,328 - $115,837
(Median)
$60K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,545
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,328 - $115,837  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $6,000  
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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$61,600 - $118,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 143

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Major Gifts Officer

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $80K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $87K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $90K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Senior Major Gifts Officer generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $92K.

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Experience Affects Senior Major Gifts Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 3%
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