Average Fundraising Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Fundraising Manager is $53,765.
MEDIAN $53,765
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$38k - $73k
$789 - $15k
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$38k - $73k

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Job Description for Fundraising Manager

Job Satisfaction for Fundraising Manager

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

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Fundraising Manager
Director of Development, Non-Profit Orga...
Director of Development (Fundraising)
Associate Director of Development
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Popular Skills for Fundraising Manager

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

Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Manager

An early career Fundraising Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $50,067 based on 123 salaries. A mid-career Fundraising Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,716 based on 138 salaries. An experienced Fundraising Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,044 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,000.
Employees with Fundraising Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 13.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (8.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (4.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (1.1% less).

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