Average Major Gifts Director Salary

$85,863
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$63k
MEDIAN
$86k
90%
$122k

The average salary for a Major Gifts Director is $85,863

Base Salary
$63k - $122k
Bonus
$3k - $8k
Total Pay
$63k - $125k
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What Do Major Gifts Directors Do?

Major Gifts Director Tasks
  • Develop and implement strategies for growing and fostering a gift donor portfolio.
  • Identify measurable performance objectives of fundraising goals and priorities.
  • Develop and write proposals for major and planned gift requests.
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FAQs About Major Gifts Directors

What is the highest pay for Major Gifts Directors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Major Gifts Director is $122k / year

What is the lowest pay for Major Gifts Directors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Major Gifts Director is $63k / year

How can Major Gifts Directors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Major Gifts Director is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Major Gifts Director that oversees more junior Major Gifts Directors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.