Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,380
25th Percentile Wage
$77,050
50th Percentile Wage
$101,750
75th Percentile Wage
$136,220
90th Percentile Wage
$180,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) public relations and fundraising managers is $180,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations and fundraising managers is $60,380.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,750
1.71% 13.78%
2016
$100,010
1.59% -
2015
$98,420
3.19% -
2014
$95,280
3.23% -
2013
$92,200
4.85% -
2012
$87,730
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Compare Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of public relations and fundraising managers in 22 industries in the educational 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 business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry with an annual salary $126,100. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction - privately owned industry (annual salary $72,490). For detailed public relations and fundraising manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$126,100
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$125,370
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$113,790
Technical and Trade Schools
$113,550
Educational Support Services
$113,410
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$106,310
Educational Services - Privately owned
$104,720
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$104,520
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$103,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$102,770
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$102,360
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$101,780
Educational Services
$101,750
Educational Services - Local government owned
$100,690
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$99,260
Educational Services - State government owned
$97,560
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$97,450
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$94,160
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$89,980
Junior colleges - State government owned
$82,060
Other Schools and Instruction
$72,490
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$72,490

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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