$62,834
Avg. Salary
$21.72
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,980

Profit Sharing

$2,800

Commission

$5,000

The average pay for a Director Of Development, Non-Profit Organization is $21.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Director Of Development, Non-Profit Organization is $62,834 per year.

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$0$100K
Salary $40,259 - $99,392
Bonus $0.00 - $10,098
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,093
Commission $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,669 - $100,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,327
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $13.71 - $39.68
Hourly Tips $0.83
Overtime $0.00 - $46.33
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,098
Commission $5,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,093
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,669 - $100,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 266

Job Description for Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization

In a non-profit organization, the director of development (or development director) is responsible for ensuring that the organization has necessary funding to function. This means the director of development creates and implements a fundraising plan detailing how the organization can obtain financial support; often, the plan identifies sources such as individual investors, grants, charitable events, marketing opportunities, and corporate investors. The fundraising plan also contains strategies to successfully build a large donor base and ensure effective fundraising. The director of development then reports this plan to the other senior leadership and the organization’s board of directors. At a small nonprofit organization, the director of development may be required to personally solicit donors, be responsible for the organization’s branding, and play a large role in the organization’s public relations strategies. At a large nonprofit organization, the director of development most likely oversees a development team which they would be responsible for staffing and maintaining.

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Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization 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.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization Pay By Employer

$0$185K

YMCA
22 profiles
$47,917

United Way
22 profiles
$56,460

$42,729

$58,594

$50,621

$50,000

$58,759

$65,960

$52,432

$55,107

Common Career Paths for Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization


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It's not very common for Directors of Non-Profit Development to move on to become VPs of Marketing, Communications, & Development. Average pay for a VP of Marketing, Communications, & Development is $112K annually. It is more probable, however, that Directors of Non-Profit Development become Non-Profit Executive Directors or Directors of Fundraising Development.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization Job Listings

Popular Skills for Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization


Directors of Non-Profit Development report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Proposal Writing, Project Management, and Grant Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 11 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Event Planning, and Media / Public Relations. For most people, competency in Event Planning indicates knowledge of Grant Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization

Pay by Experience for a Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 843 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 939 salaries. An experienced Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 859 salaries. A Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 315 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $62,432

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 39 percent, Directors of Non-Profit Development in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Directors of Non-Profit Development can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+39 percent), New York (+37 percent), Los Angeles (+35 percent), and Boston (+23 percent). The lowest-paying market is Kansas City, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (14 percent lower) and Seattle (6 percent lower).

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization?

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in Mobile:
Pros: Flexible hours.
Cons: Stress.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in Los Angeles:
"From private to non profit."
Nurture your contacts, communicate often.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in Anchorage:
"Have Fun!"
Don't stress about meeting goals.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in Nashville:
"The agency's need for a massive turnaround."
Reconsider this field.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in San Diego:
"Creating Change."
Pros: I like that I am learning about my community, engaging youth to develop a sense of civic engagement through the arts. I see the satisfaction of girls and boys learning about the creative process while developing a sense of self-confidence and self-awareness. I love developing funds to furthering our mission and creating positive social change.
Cons:

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in La Crosse:
"My Job."
Pros: The relationships that I have with the employees, members and donors, flexible schedule, and giving back to the community.
Cons: My salary.

Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization in Crown Point:
Pros: The team of associates I work with are amazing. We all work well together and have great communication. I love being able to find an investor who shares our vision and mission in helping people.
Cons: The time and hours and not being able to work from home when needed. Having corporate level restraints on smaller decision making situations.

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Key Stats for Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 683 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

▲20%

▲16%

▼0%

National Average
$62,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Director of Development, Non-Profit Organization Salaries





National Average
$62,000

Fundraising
▼2%

Organizational Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 683 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 18%