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Senior Major Gifts Officer Salary

The majority of Senior Major Gifts Officers in the United States — a little under three-quarters — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $62K to $120K per year, and the median is $87K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Senior Major Gifts Officers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 68 percent. Most Senior Major Gifts Officers report high levels of job satisfaction.

$60,490 - $117,958
(Median)
$60K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,079
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
$60,490 - $117,958  
   
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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$61,998 - $120,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139

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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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $80K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $87K. Senior Major Gifts Officers see a median salary of $91K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $92K.

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Experience Affects Senior Major Gifts Officer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$88,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
56%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 3%