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Highest Paying Cities for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

The top 100 highest paying cities for public relations and fundraising managers (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 public relations and fundraising managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $150,120, New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York is the highest paying city for public relations and fundraising managers. It is followed by New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York (average annual salary $149,950). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of public relations and fundraising managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$150,120
4,590
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$149,950
6,340
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$148,650
5,170
4 Boulder, Colorado
$147,110
100
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$145,730
5,650
6 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$144,830
750
7 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$142,360
110
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$140,960
470
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$137,960
1,280
10 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$136,690
540
11 Wilmington, New Jersey
$133,750
190
12 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$132,380
1,980
13 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$131,590
200
14 Framingham, Massachusetts
$130,980
160
15 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$128,970
260
16 Charlottesville, Virginia
$128,450
60
17 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$127,250
970
18 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$127,120
140
19 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$126,590
480
20 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$126,110
630
21 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$126,050
1,080
22 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$125,330
540
23 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$124,930
180
24 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$124,110
910
25 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$122,980
630
26 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$122,800
430
27 New Haven, Connecticut
$122,380
140
28 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$121,760
430
29 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$121,330
1,240
30 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$121,250
110
31 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$121,130
300
32 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$120,990
120
33 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$120,880
130
34 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$119,000
3,080
35 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$118,860
590
36 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$118,330
320
37 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$118,290
50
38 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$118,160
220
39 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$117,130
3,550
40 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$116,900
1,820
41 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$116,410
560
42 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$115,850
120
43 Bloomington, Indiana
$114,970
60
44 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$114,040
70
45 Camden, New Jersey
$113,240
110
46 Anchorage, Alaska
$112,530
100
47 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$111,330
310
48 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$110,580
570
49 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$110,470
250
50 St Louis, Missouri
$109,650
540
51 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$109,550
390
52 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$109,400
40
53 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$108,850
560
54 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$108,520
390
55 Provo-Orem, Utah
$108,490
70
56 Richmond, Virginia
$108,200
260
57 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$108,160
290
58 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$107,690
130
59 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$107,330
390
60 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$107,230
280
61 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$106,790
1,480
62 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$106,550
230
63 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$106,360
150
64 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$106,290
340
65 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$106,200
80
66 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$106,060
120
67 Salinas, California
$105,880
40
68 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$105,840
30
69 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$105,700
330
70 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$105,220
1,240
71 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$104,660
1,600
72 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$104,510
710
73 Modesto, California
$104,360
30
74 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$104,200
130
75 Rochester, New York
$103,950
190
76 West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$103,690
n/a
77 Jacksonville, Florida
$103,640
130
78 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$103,630
180
79 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$103,320
110
80 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$103,200
3,100
81 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$103,050
2,780
82 Topeka, Kansas
$102,820
120
83 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$101,410
50
84 Manchester, New Hampshire
$101,100
70
85 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$100,870
1,530
86 Fresno, California
$100,840
120
87 Columbus, Ohio
$100,660
490
88 Nashua, New Hampshire
$100,190
40
89 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$100,150
2,370
90 Dayton, Ohio
$99,870
120
91 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$99,630
40
92 Peabody, Massachusetts
$99,020
60
93 Peoria, Illinois
$98,980
110
94 Amarillo, Texas
$98,910
30
95 Lawrence, Kansas
$98,770
50
96 Stockton, California
$98,640
40
97 Akron, Ohio
$98,290
170
98 Tallahassee, Florida
$97,260
100
99 Worcester, Massachusetts
$97,230
190
100 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$96,940
270
See also: Highest paying industries for public relations and fundraising managers.