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Vice President (VP), Institutional Advancement Salary

VPs of Institutional Advancement in the United States can expect to earn an average of $107K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Women make up a slight majority of VPs of Institutional Advancement (52 percent) survey respondents. For the most part, VPs of Institutional Advancement enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$52,299 - $177,880
MEDIAN: $106,591

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$52,299 - $177,880  
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$52,674 - $178,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Institutional Advancement

Vice presidents (VPs) of institutional advancement are in charge of leading and managing advancement programs and opportunities for their organization. They oversee donor investments and strategic fundraising opportunities, as well as create development plans and advancement services. They review prospect investigation, provide support to campaigns, and manage schedules and budgets for their department. Vice presidents of institutional advancement must work well in a team environment with other managers and vice presidents in their organization to make executive-level decisions.


Vice President (VP), Institutional Advancement Tasks

  • Act as primary contact for media and marketing requests and programs.
  • Identify and coordinate with government, industry, and other partners.
  • Oversee outreach efforts to bring in donors, increase fundraising and obtain grants.

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VPs of Institutional Advancement report a narrow range of specific skills. People Management and Fundraising are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 13 percent, respectively.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Institutional Advancement Salaries

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Institutional Advancement Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.


52 %
48 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 3%