Public Relations and Fundraising Manager Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for public relations and fundraising managers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of public relations and fundraising managers among Washington cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,220
25th Percentile Wage
$79,430
50th Percentile Wage
$100,870
75th Percentile Wage
$134,040
90th Percentile Wage
$170,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public relations and fundraising managers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $170,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.91
25th Percentile Wage
$38.19
50th Percentile Wage
$48.49
75th Percentile Wage
$64.44
90th Percentile Wage
$82.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for public relations and fundraising managers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $82.11. The median hourly salary is $48.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.91.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of public relations and fundraising managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016100,8704.64%6.38%
201596,1901.40%-
201494,840-0.20%-
201395,0300.63%-
201294,430--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in state of Washington ranges from $76,110 to $106,790. The highest paying area for public relations and fundraising managers in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $106,790. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $104,660). The lowest paying area is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$106,790
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$104,660
Olympia
$95,840
Tacoma
$94,880
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$90,630
Spokane
$86,340
Bellingham
$84,600
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$84,250
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$76,110


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