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Fundraiser Salary

$67,053 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$2,427

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 25, 2020

The average pay for a Fundraiser is $67,053 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fundraiser is between $48,091 and $82,745. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fundraiser. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Arranges and structures fundraising program for charities or other causes, and writes to, telephones, or visits individuals or establishments to solicit funds or gifts-in-kind.
  • Writes, calls, or sees potential contributors and persuades them to contribute funds or gifts-in-kind by explaining purpose and benefits of fundraising program.
Fundraiser Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Fundraisers

Job family population: 75,700

Estimated population of Fundraiser jobs: 1,413

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$77,733
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous...

Fundraiser Job Listings for United States

Fundraiser
Jan 21
Wilton, Connecticut, United States, us
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
We are expanding our team in Fairfield county and have an exciting opening for an experienced Fundraiser. Based out of our Wilton office, this position is perfect for a high-energy, outgoing ...
Fundraiser Coordinator for Non-Profit
Jan 14
Miami Springs, FL, USA
Citi Communications
Ability to excel through training and motivate other fundraisers * Self-starter who loves to inspire people to make a difference * Excellent communication and customer service skills * Strong ...
Charity Fundraiser | Entry Level
Dec 12
White Rock, TX, USA
JamRock Enterprise
Charity Fundraiser | Entry Level We help companies develop and define their brands. The times may have changed, but our creativity certainly hasn't. With our cross training and daily meetings we ...
Director of Development and Fundraising
Jan 24
San Jose, CA, USA
Vertical Recruiting
An expanding community clinic near San Jose, California is seeking a full time Program Development and Fundraising Director (PDFD). As the PDFD you will drive our organization's positioning for ...
Fundraising Consulting Projects Manager
Jan 2
Houston, Texas, us
Dini Spheris
Learning project management, the details of capital campaigns, handling logistics and scheduling are some of the best preparation for a career in fundraising consulting. Responsibilities: 

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fundraiser is $67,053 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fundraiser is between $48,091 and $82,745. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Fundraiser. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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