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Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of public relations and fundraising managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare public relations and fundraising manager salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,350
25th Percentile Wage
$70,080
50th Percentile Wage
$94,410
75th Percentile Wage
$127,780
90th Percentile Wage
$156,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $156,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid public relations and fundraising managers is $54,350.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201694,4104.41%9.90%
201590,2502.24%-
201488,2300.18%-
201388,0703.42%-
201285,060--

Compare Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of public relations and fundraising managers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $149,430. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $80,870). For detailed public relations and fundraising manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$149,430
Federal government, including USPS
$149,430
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$95,940
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$94,410
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$93,940
State government, including schools and hospitals
$93,800
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$93,490
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$80,870

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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