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Average Fundraiser Salary

$51,934
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,035
Bonus
$9,826
Commission
$5,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Fundraiser is $51,934.
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$83k
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$34k - $83k
Bonus
$512 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Commission
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$29k - $79k
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What Do Fundraisers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Fundraiser

3.9 out of 5
(46)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Fundraisers?

Skills in Fundraising and Donor Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Grant Writing and Event Planning.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Fundraisers?

An entry-level Fundraiser with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,686 based on 19 salaries. An early career Fundraiser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,868 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Fundraiser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,085 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Fundraiser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,665 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,559.
Employees with Fundraiser in their job title in New Orleans, Louisiana earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.0% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22.5% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (13.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 237 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
46.0%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
5.5%