How much does a Chief Development Officer - Higher Ed. make in the United States? The average Chief Development Officer - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $153,936 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $121,754 and $192,441. 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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Chief Development Officer - Higher Ed. oversees the development program for a college or university. Develops goals and strategies for all fundraising, public relations, and alumni relations. Being a Chief Development Officer - Higher Ed. may require a master's degree. Typically reports to a top executive officer. The Chief Development Officer - Higher Ed. 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. To be a Chief Development Officer - Higher Ed. typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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