Average Director of Development (Fundraising) Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Director of Development (Fundraising) in Canada is C$77,496.
MEDIAN C$77,496
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C$54k - C$104k
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C$52k - C$110k

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Job Description for Director of Development (Fundraising)

Director of Development (Fundraising) Tasks
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan to raise funds for their organization in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner.
  • May also be responsible for the financial condition of the organization along with business development.
  • Oversees fundraising: write grants, research foundations and corporations, and oversee or implement other fundraising strategies.

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Popular Skills for Director of Development (Fundraising)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Development (Fundraising)

An early career Director of Development (Fundraising) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$65,523 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Director of Development (Fundraising) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,136 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Director of Development (Fundraising) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,295 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$97,211.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Director of Development (Fundraising) in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (12.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (5.3% more).

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