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Highest Paying Cities for Fundraisers

The top 100 highest paying cities for fundraisers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of fundraisers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $82,620, College Station-Bryan, Texas is the highest paying city for fundraisers. It is followed by Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts (average annual salary $80,200). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of fundraisers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Fundraisers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$82,620
130
2 Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$80,200
30
3 Rochester, Minnesota
$76,500
130
4 Ithaca, New York
$74,890
270
5 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$74,500
110
6 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$72,130
380
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$70,100
3,710
8 Salinas, California
$70,030
80
9 Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$69,690
200
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$69,620
4,070
11 State College, Pennsylvania
$69,440
n/a
12 San Rafael, USA
$69,010
170
13 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$67,770
50
14 Boulder, Colorado
$67,580
190
15 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$67,360
100
16 New Haven, Connecticut
$67,230
220
17 Honolulu, Hawaii
$67,210
240
18 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$66,860
520
19 Bangor, Maine
$66,170
40
20 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$65,720
360
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$65,510
2,570
22 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$65,360
290
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$65,020
2,050
24 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$64,840
630
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$64,690
1,750
26 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$64,470
760
27 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$64,310
5,150
28 Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area, Maine
$64,180
30
29 Lewiston-Auburn, Maine
$63,990
40
30 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$63,590
90
31 Manhattan, Kansas
$63,580
60
32 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$63,120
6,100
33 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$62,970
1,120
34 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$62,740
470
35 Logan, Utah
$62,650
40
36 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,480
510
37 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$62,450
410
38 Framingham, Massachusetts
$62,410
170
39 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$62,330
990
40 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$62,310
40
41 Napa, California
$62,260
50
42 Tallahassee, Florida
$61,970
180
43 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$61,820
430
44 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$61,200
2,840
45 Memphis, Tennessee
$61,140
200
46 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$61,110
120
47 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$60,740
3,360
48 Johnstown, Pennsylvania
$60,690
30
49 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$60,690
2,460
50 Rochester-Dover, New Hampshire
$60,590
40
51 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$60,450
40
52 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$60,450
1,910
53 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$60,060
240
54 Waterbury, Connecticut
$60,010
50
55 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$60,010
3,690
56 Battle Creek, Michigan
$59,800
30
57 Terre Haute, Indiana
$59,440
40
58 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$59,410
50
59 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$59,380
340
60 Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$59,260
40
61 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$59,190
400
62 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$59,180
1,410
63 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$59,030
100
64 Holland-Grand Haven, Michigan
$58,980
100
65 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$58,700
330
66 Bismarck, North Dakota
$58,650
60
67 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$58,420
220
68 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$58,320
50
69 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$58,270
1,540
70 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$58,250
100
71 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$58,240
410
72 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$58,190
540
73 Iowa City, Iowa
$58,150
120
74 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$58,060
1,220
75 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$58,050
1,520
76 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$57,930
40
77 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$57,850
110
78 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$57,830
60
79 Bloomington, USA
$57,800
60
80 Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$57,800
60
81 Dover-Durham, USA
$57,770
30
82 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$57,760
1,270
83 Topeka, Kansas
$57,560
60
84 Dover, Delaware
$57,440
50
85 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$57,300
190
86 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$57,130
1,450
87 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$57,100
40
88 Salisbury, Maryland
$57,060
40
89 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$57,040
420
90 Abilene, Texas
$56,970
30
91 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$56,920
360
92 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$56,920
70
93 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$56,860
1,390
94 Flint, Michigan
$56,780
60
95 Columbus, Ohio
$56,610
830
96 Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana
$56,540
30
97 Lincoln, Nebraska
$56,530
150
98 East Stroudsburg, USA
$56,440
n/a
99 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$56,420
1,650
100 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$56,170
1,630
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