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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 $154,280, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for public relations and fundraising managers. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $147,820). 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 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
$154,280
$82,260 4,460
2 New York
$147,820
$78,740 6,100
3 Rhode Island
$142,360
$90,530 320
4 Virginia
$138,500
$81,270 1,310
5 New Jersey
$135,100
$88,060 1,830
6 California
$125,390
$73,750 7,620
7 Colorado
$123,900
$74,840 1,160
8 Delaware
$117,360
$81,850 220
9 Pennsylvania
$115,600
$66,180 1,620
10 Texas
$115,320
$64,160 3,760
11 Massachusetts
$114,450
$63,300 4,840
12 North Carolina
$112,930
$69,030 1,130
13 Maryland
$110,150
$68,800 1,470
14 Georgia
$109,800
$65,020 1,530
15 Connecticut
$106,310
$68,230 980
16 Minnesota
$105,700
$68,960 1,850
17 Washington
$104,460
$63,470 2,100
18 Michigan
$103,860
$56,310 1,360
19 New Hampshire
$103,480
$67,700 470
20 Ohio
$100,520
$58,870 1,820
21 Illinois
$100,120
$57,420 4,580
22 Missouri
$99,360
$55,290 980
23 Kansas
$98,110
$55,140 550
24 Florida
$97,530
$56,100 1,960
25 Nevada
$96,870
$57,520 480
26 Wisconsin
$95,980
$64,350 940
27 Vermont
$94,760
$66,040 200
28 North Dakota
$91,110
$58,040 140
29 Tennessee
$90,500
$45,390 870
30 Hawaii
$88,200
$56,260 390
31 Iowa
$87,780
$53,740 990
32 Utah
$87,710
$46,020 450
33 Arizona
$86,160
$47,710 1,290
34 New Mexico
$85,030
$46,270 200
35 Alaska
$84,230
$55,470 140
36 Oregon
$83,880
$46,440 1,430
37 Alabama
$82,400
$55,270 430
38 Indiana
$82,180
$51,370 1,000
39 Maine
$80,760
$51,430 470
40 Nebraska
$80,720
$43,270 700
41 South Carolina
$80,330
$54,510 590
42 Kentucky
$77,080
$43,480 530
43 Louisiana
$75,410
$45,870 300
44 Wyoming
$74,960
$49,910 30
45 Idaho
$74,700
$45,440 280
46 Oklahoma
$74,200
$45,140 610
47 Arkansas
$72,110
$34,200 350
48 Montana
$70,240
$35,610 100
49 Mississippi
$65,700
$40,170 240
50 West Virginia
$61,760
$44,870 140
51 Puerto Rico
$57,110
$31,180 260
See also: Highest paying industries for public relations and fundraising managers, Top Paying Jobs in America.