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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
$71,250
25th Percentile Wage
$94,620
50th Percentile Wage
$134,500
75th Percentile Wage
$192,870
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 $192,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $134,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations and fundraising managers is $71,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$134,500
0.59% 10.33%
2016
$133,710
1.65% -
2015
$131,500
1.11% -
2014
$130,040
5.45% -
2013
$122,950
1.90% -
2012
$120,610
- -

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 14 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 research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $144,420. The lowest paying industry is the specialized design services industry (annual salary $81,960). For detailed public relations and fundraising manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$144,420
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$141,530
Scientific Research and Development Services
$140,180
Legal Services
$136,130
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$134,500
Engineering Services
$133,470
Testing Laboratories
$131,020
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$129,910
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$127,280
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$125,700
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$122,580
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$120,750
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$106,010
Specialized Design Services
$81,960

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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