The salary statistics of public relations and fundraising managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of public relations and fundraising managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The public relations and fundraising managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $143,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,420. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is almost 158% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for public relations and fundraising managers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 10.57%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.40%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.29% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 1.63% in 2011.
The average salaries of public relations and fundraising managers in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for public relations and fundraising managers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $130,930. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $84,080).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only public relations and fundraising managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of public relations and fundraising managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $60,930 to $140,680. The highest paying state for public relations and fundraising managers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $140,680. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $60,930. For more salary information of public relations and fundraising managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |