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Highest Paying States for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $148,140, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for public relations and fundraising managers. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $141,020). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$148,140
$75,460 4,360
2 New York
$141,020
$73,310 6,040
3 New Jersey
$136,060
$84,890 1,900
4 Virginia
$135,830
$80,240 1,250
5 Rhode Island
$131,450
$82,070 260
6 Delaware
$130,360
$83,330 210
7 Colorado
$126,050
$75,350 960
8 California
$121,490
$68,050 7,010
9 Texas
$115,710
$60,530 3,680
10 Massachusetts
$113,790
$62,710 4,200
11 Maryland
$111,020
$68,460 1,350
12 Alaska
$110,640
$68,830 150
13 Pennsylvania
$110,620
$61,330 1,640
14 North Carolina
$107,700
$68,070 1,100
15 Connecticut
$106,990
$64,570 980
16 Florida
$106,940
$63,370 1,710
17 New Hampshire
$102,710
$67,680 470
18 Washington
$100,870
$62,220 2,100
19 Georgia
$100,250
$62,060 1,470
20 Illinois
$99,890
$53,770 3,830
21 Missouri
$99,520
$56,250 1,020
22 Minnesota
$99,240
$67,530 1,880
23 Ohio
$99,180
$62,330 1,790
24 Michigan
$99,080
$54,590 1,300
25 Kansas
$92,390
$50,370 480
26 Wisconsin
$90,250
$59,020 1,010
27 Utah
$88,900
$49,620 380
28 Vermont
$87,170
$58,450 210
29 Nevada
$84,310
$51,560 470
30 Tennessee
$83,830
$43,510 870
31 Hawaii
$83,780
$53,790 360
32 Arizona
$83,280
$48,920 1,240
33 Alabama
$82,380
$55,080 400
34 Oregon
$82,260
$46,920 1,470
35 North Dakota
$82,200
$52,240 170
36 Maine
$80,890
$50,720 420
37 New Mexico
$80,490
$45,010 180
38 Indiana
$80,470
$52,010 870
39 Nebraska
$80,370
$49,300 580
40 Kentucky
$75,550
$42,630 630
41 Iowa
$75,110
$51,590 960
42 Wyoming
$74,960
$49,910 30
43 South Carolina
$74,600
$50,820 520
44 Idaho
$73,820
$41,930 200
45 Oklahoma
$72,980
$43,580 720
46 Arkansas
$72,020
$33,440 300
47 Louisiana
$70,830
$38,530 310
48 Montana
$69,970
$35,700 140
49 West Virginia
$65,840
$44,850 130
50 Mississippi
$61,270
$39,010 270
51 Puerto Rico
$54,830
$30,340 270
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