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Fundraiser Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of fundraisers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fundraiser salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Fundraisers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,830
25th Percentile Wage
$40,460
50th Percentile Wage
$52,640
75th Percentile Wage
$66,860
90th Percentile Wage
$82,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fundraisers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $82,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fundraisers is $32,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fundraisers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,640
2.22% 11.19%
2016
$51,470
2.78% -
2015
$50,040
2.08% -
2014
$49,000
2.10% -
2013
$47,970
2.54% -
2012
$46,750
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Compare Fundraiser Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of fundraisers in 34 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $74,420. The lowest paying industry is the vocational rehabilitation services industry (annual salary $47,200). For detailed fundraiser salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$74,420
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$71,000
Hospitals - State government owned
$65,100
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$64,160
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$62,720
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,470
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$62,320
Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,180
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$61,780
Hospitals - Local government owned
$61,670
Offices of Physicians
$61,290
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$60,850
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$58,810
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$58,770
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$56,820
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$54,890
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,830
Outpatient Care Centers
$52,560
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$51,600
Home Health Care Services
$51,490
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$51,170
Child Day Care Services
$50,640
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$50,460
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$50,400
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$50,090
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$50,030
Social Assistance
$49,280
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$49,080
Individual and Family Services
$48,860
Other Residential Care Facilities
$48,550
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$48,510
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$48,470
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$47,200

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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