Fundraising Manager Salary

A Fundraising Manager earns an average salary of $51,197 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$38,122 - $75,977
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$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,627
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$14.79 - $29.80
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$0$75K
Salary $38,122 - $75,977
Bonus $244.68 - $10,028
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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$37,593 - $74,738
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 127
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.79 - $29.80
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $244.68 - $10,028
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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$37,593 - $74,738
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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Job Description for Fundraising Manager

The person in charge of a non-profit's fundraising efforts is typically a fundraising manager. This person must work in a variety of roles to help secure funding and create new initiatives to help bring in money. The fundraising manager position requires a great deal of personal interaction between the manager and the individuals or corporate entities being solicited for financial assistance. The manager must possess a clear idea of the mission of the non-profit group and fully understand its goals and processes, and they must present these concepts to those being solicited.

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Fundraising Manager Tasks

  • Manages the identification and cultivation of potential donors.
  • Oversees press releases and announcements necessary for event success.
  • Recruits and trains volunteers for events.
  • Manages the development of projects that attract funding.

Common Career Paths for Fundraising Manager


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Popular Skills for Fundraising Manager

Pay by Experience Level for Fundraising Manager

Pay by Experience for a Fundraising Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Fundraising Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Fundraising Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Fundraising Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 25 salaries. A Fundraising Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,735

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

Fundraising Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Fundraising Manager?

Fundraising Manager in New York:
"Great benefits."
Pros: The wonderful vacation time.
Cons: Complexities of working for a school inside a university.

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Key Stats for Fundraising Manager

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
1%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Fundraising Manager Salaries

▲16%

▲8%

National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
▼3%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Fundraising Manager Salaries

National Average
$53,000

▼4%



Event Management
▼7%

Grant Management
▼14%

Project Management
▼14%

Donor Relations
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%
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