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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 $155,980, New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA is the highest paying city for public relations and fundraising managers. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $153,760). 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 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-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$155,980
5,340
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$153,760
5,310
3 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$153,440
6,360
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$151,290
5,850
5 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$150,160
680
6 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$150,120
4,590
7 Boulder, Colorado
$149,390
90
8 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$147,300
110
9 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$146,700
620
10 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$139,270
40
11 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$137,810
350
12 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$136,690
540
13 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$135,790
550
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$134,040
2,070
15 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$132,150
60
16 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$131,780
130
17 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$131,590
470
18 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$131,430
180
19 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$130,190
40
20 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$129,900
1,370
21 Framingham, Massachusetts
$129,500
200
22 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$129,390
200
23 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$129,040
2,490
24 Waco, Texas
$128,690
40
25 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$127,780
290
26 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$126,920
500
27 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$126,920
500
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$126,430
1,940
29 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$126,380
890
30 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$126,360
50
31 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$126,160
60
32 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$125,680
3,270
33 Fairbanks, Alaska
$125,600
30
34 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$125,330
540
35 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$125,160
1,130
36 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$124,500
790
37 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$123,670
220
38 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$123,590
1,100
39 Wilmington, New Jersey
$122,820
190
40 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$122,800
430
41 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$121,680
3,940
42 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$121,260
540
43 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$121,250
130
44 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$121,060
110
45 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$120,990
110
46 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$120,340
30
47 Ithaca, New York
$120,180
110
48 Charlottesville, Virginia
$120,090
50
49 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$120,020
300
50 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$118,780
330
51 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$118,740
30
52 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$118,510
1,350
53 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$118,020
50
54 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$117,980
50
55 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$117,980
310
56 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$117,290
110
57 Fresno, California
$116,560
120
58 Greeley, Colorado
$115,960
30
59 St Louis, Missouri
$115,640
510
60 Camden, New Jersey
$115,590
150
61 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$115,230
60
62 Topeka, Kansas
$114,890
100
63 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$114,870
660
64 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$114,420
260
65 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$114,040
70
66 Salinas, California
$113,580
40
67 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$113,570
610
68 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$113,440
1,440
69 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$113,360
1,320
70 Richmond, Virginia
$113,280
290
71 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$112,610
30
72 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$112,590
390
73 Manhattan, Kansas
$111,950
40
74 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$111,430
120
75 Rochester, New York
$111,350
170
76 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$110,860
600
77 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$110,860
1,550
78 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$110,620
140
79 Syracuse, New York
$110,420
90
80 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$110,180
300
81 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$109,740
360
82 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$109,330
310
83 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$109,180
160
84 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$108,830
40
85 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$108,800
1,510
86 Grand Island, USA
$108,570
n/a
87 San Rafael, USA
$108,310
80
88 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$108,210
220
89 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$107,710
40
90 New Haven, Connecticut
$107,310
110
91 Danbury, Connecticut
$106,840
30
92 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$106,760
100
93 Columbus, Ohio
$106,500
440
94 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$105,970
350
95 Waterbury, Connecticut
$105,660
30
96 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$105,610
330
97 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$105,480
400
98 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$105,410
50
99 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$105,210
350
100 Nashua, New Hampshire
$105,060
40
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