How much does a Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. make in the United States? The average Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $100,696 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $81,596 and $122,771. 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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Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. designs and implements a college/university fundraising program in the area of special and deferred gifts. Devises and executes plans to qualify, contact, and cultivate potential new donors. Being a Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a department/division. The Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. 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. To be a Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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