The average salary for a Fundraising Assistant is $37,773.
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Job Description for Fundraising Assistant
A fundraising assistant is responsible for administrative support to fundraising staff and the fundraising director. The assistant also participates in all fundraising activities, including donor relations, direct mailings, and special events. Primary duties include processing donations and writing acknowledgement letters and other correspondence; maintaining office files for corporate, foundation, and individual donors; producing and mailing annual letters of appeal; and updating the databas…Read more
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Popular Skills for Fundraising Assistant
Skills in Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Database Management, Database Management & Reporting, Event Planning and Fundraising.
Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Assistant
An entry-level Fundraising Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,036 based on 14 salaries. An early career Fundraising Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,652 based on 107 salaries. A mid-career Fundraising Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,901 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Fundraising Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,756 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,500.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Fundraising Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 8.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (10.0% less), Oakland, California (5.7% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (1.1% less).
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