Average Mid-Career Development Officer Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Mid-Career Development Officer in Canada is C$54,752.
MEDIAN C$54,752
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C$42k - C$73k
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C$41k - C$74k

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Job Description for Development Officer

Development Officer Tasks
  • Cultivate, solicit and provide attentive stewardship for philanthropic donors.
  • Manage donor events, including identifying guests and coordinating organizational support for events.
  • Work with marketing and program staff to customize materials for successful marketing and solicitation.
  • Increase the number and quality of donor prospects through individual visits, research, donor database management and networking.
  • Manage portfolio prospects, using focused strategic approaches.

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Popular Skills for Development Officer

Skills in Fundraising are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning, Major Gifts Fundraising, Event Management and Donor Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Development Officer

An entry-level Development Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$46,052 based on 6 salaries. An early career Development Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,621 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Development Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,258 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,496.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Development Officer in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 2.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (9.7% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.5% less).

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