Senior Major Gifts Officer Salary

With slightly less than 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 $86K annually and can range from $61K on the lower end to $120K per year near the higher end. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Major Gifts Officers making up 70 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Senior Major Gifts Officers is high.

$59,951 - $118,267

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$59,951 - $118,267  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,740  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $6,000  
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$61,066 - $120,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.


Senior Major Gifts Officers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $76K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $88K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $90K in this role. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $91K.

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Experience Affects Senior Major Gifts Officer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%
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