Average Early-Career Development Officer Salary in Canada

C$49,621
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The average salary for an Early-Career Development Officer in Canada is C$49,621.
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C$39k
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C$63k
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MEDIAN C$49,621
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C$39k - C$63k
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C$37k - C$63k

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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.

Career Paths

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Development Officer
Marketing Manager
Development Manager, Non-Profit Organiza...
Director of Development (Fundraising)
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Development Officer

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

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. A mid-career Development Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,752 based on 70 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.
Employees with Development Officer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 9.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (3.9% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (13.7% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (7.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 119 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Mid Career
58.8%
Experienced
33.6%
Late Career
2.5%

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