College Major Gifts Director Salary in the United States

How much does a College Major Gifts Director make in the United States? The average College Major Gifts Director salary in the United States is $98,900 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $80,100 and $120,500. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The College Major Gifts Director devises and executes plans to qualify, contact, and cultivate potential new donors. Designs and implements a college/university fundraising program in the area of special and deferred gifts. Being a College Major Gifts Director typically reports to a head of a department/division. Requires a bachelor's degree. The College Major Gifts Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a College Major Gifts Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019

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