How much does a Chief Fundraising Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Fundraising Officer salary in the United States is $191,900 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $158,600 and $251,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

The Chief Fundraising Officer develops fundraising strategies and campaigns. Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's fundraising policies and capital development initiatives. Being a Chief Fundraising Officer requires a bachelor's degree. Researches new methods of fundraising and determines feasibility of new fundraising programs. In addition, Chief Fundraising Officer demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. The Chief Fundraising Officer manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a Chief Fundraising Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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