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Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of public relations and fundraising managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare public relations and fundraising manager salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$67,840
25th Percentile Wage
$92,760
50th Percentile Wage
$133,710
75th Percentile Wage
$189,020
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) public relations and fundraising managers is $189,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $133,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations and fundraising managers is $67,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of public relations and fundraising managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016133,7101.65%9.80%
2015131,5001.11%-
2014130,0405.45%-
2013122,9501.90%-
2012120,610--

Compare Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of public relations and fundraising managers in 13 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for public relations and fundraising manager occupations is the advertising, public relations, and related services industry with an annual salary $139,600. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $108,230). For detailed public relations and fundraising manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$139,600
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$137,050
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$134,630
Legal Services
$133,950
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$133,710
Scientific Research and Development Services
$133,340
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$127,480
Specialized Design Services
$126,700
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$126,220
Engineering Services
$124,870
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$123,650
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$113,990
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$108,230

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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