Career and Job Search Guide

Fundraiser Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $15.53 $32.90 $120.55
  Annual Wage $23,800 $68,600 $267,000
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Funderaisers, also know as Professional Development Officers, spend their time training, recruiting, and motivating volunteers while collecting names of potential donors and identifying donors who will donate large sums of money. Development professionals also develop relationships with potential donors, write grant proposals, supervise phone and e-mail campaigns, and put on fundraisers.