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
$59,620
25th Percentile Wage
$76,080
50th Percentile Wage
$100,010
75th Percentile Wage
$132,740
90th Percentile Wage
$176,440

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 $176,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $100,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations and fundraising managers is $59,620.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,0101.59%12.28%
201598,4203.19%-
201495,2803.23%-
201392,2004.85%-
201287,730--

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 educational support services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $115,840. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $79,750). For detailed public relations and fundraising manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$115,840
Educational Support Services
$115,120
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$106,830
Other Schools and Instruction
$106,450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$103,250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$102,900
Educational Services - Privately owned
$102,600
Technical and Trade Schools
$102,000
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$101,730
Educational Services
$100,010
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$99,780
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$98,110
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$97,890
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$97,430
Educational Services - State government owned
$97,160
Educational Services - Local government owned
$94,910
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$94,160
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$91,360
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$90,810
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$90,690
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$85,170
Junior colleges - State government owned
$79,750

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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