Average Fundraiser Salary

$50,223
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$983
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Fundraiser is $50,223.
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$33k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $50,223
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United States (change)
Salary
$33k - $76k
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$29k - $75k

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Job Description for Fundraiser

Career Paths

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Fundraiser
Call Center Manager
Administrative Assistant
Executive Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Fundraiser

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

Pay by Experience Level for Fundraiser

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 $40,305 based on 21 salaries. An early career Fundraiser with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,038 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Fundraiser with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,313 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Fundraiser with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,727 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Employees with Fundraiser in their job title in New Orleans, Louisiana earn an average of 17.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (22.4% less), Chicago, Illinois (17.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 263 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
5.7%