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 amongst Washington metropolitan areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,470
25th Percentile Wage
$81,780
50th Percentile Wage
$104,460
75th Percentile Wage
$142,770
90th Percentile Wage
$181,270

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 $181,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $104,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of public relations and fundraising managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$104,460
3.44% 9.60%
2016
$100,870
4.64% -
2015
$96,190
1.40% -
2014
$94,840
-0.20% -
2013
$95,030
0.63% -
2012
$94,430
- -

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 $118,740. The highest paying area for public relations and fundraising managers in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $118,740. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $113,440). The lowest paying area is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$118,740
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$113,440
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$110,860
Olympia
$99,740
Tacoma
$99,190
Bellingham
$94,930
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$91,730
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$90,630
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$88,870
Spokane
$77,090
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$76,110




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