Development Officer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

A Development Officer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $58,739 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$40,268 - $92,978
$40K
$55K
$93K
MEDIAN: $54,751
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Salary $40,268 - $92,978
Bonus $2,000
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$40,705 - $92,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Development Officer

Development officers are in charge of funding- and donor-related activities for their organization. They coordinate fundraising initiatives and collect current and prospective donor information. They cultivate professional relationships with individuals, foundations, and other agencies; they also provide continuous support to company marketing efforts.

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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.

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Development Officer Job Listings

Key Stats for Development Officer

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
4%

Experience Affects Development Officer Salaries

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Development Officer Salaries

Marketing Communications
▲11%

Donor Relations
▲10%

Event Planning
▲9%

▲5%

Grant Writing
▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: