How much does a Major Gifts Development Officer make in the United States? The average Major Gifts Development Officer salary in the United States is $102,600 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $90,300 and $127,900. 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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The Major Gifts Development Officer has high-level interactions with prospects and conducts personal visitations. Manages and implements the major gift program for both current and planned gifts. Being a Major Gifts Development Officer requires a bachelor's degree. Organizes special events and prepares proposals to obtain funds. In addition, Major Gifts Development Officer typically reports to a senior manager. The Major Gifts Development Officer manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Working as a Major Gifts Development Officer typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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