How much does a Development Director make in Boston, MA? The average Development Director salary in Boston, MA is $128,024 as of June 28, 2022, but the range typically falls between $102,669 and $166,571. 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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Development Director develops goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns. Designs and implements marketing programs and special events to maximize prospect/donor engagement. Being a Development Director manages and develops a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Development Director typically reports to top management. The Development Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Development Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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