The salary statistics of fundraisers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fundraiser salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fundraisers 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) fundraisers is $97,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fundraisers is $35,510.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of fundraisers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of fundraisers in 20 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 fundraiser occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry with an annual salary $63,650. The lowest paying industry is the other schools and instruction industry (annual salary $50,030). For detailed fundraiser salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Business Schools and Computer and Management Training|| |
|Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned|| |
|Technical and Trade Schools|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned|| |
|Junior colleges - State government owned|| |
|Educational Support Services|| |
|Educational Support Services - Privately owned|| |
|Other schools and instruction - Privately owned|| |
|Other Schools and Instruction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .