How much does a Major Gifts Manager make in the United States? The average Major Gifts Manager salary in the United States is $95,595 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $84,063 and $119,169. 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.
Major Gifts Manager manages and implements the major gift program for both current and planned gifts. Has high-level interactions with prospects and conducts personal visitations. Being a Major Gifts Manager organizes special events and prepares proposals to obtain funds. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Major Gifts Manager typically reports to a senior manager. The Major Gifts Manager 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. To be a Major Gifts Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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