Major Gifts Manager Salary in Chicago, Illinois

How much does a Major Gifts Manager make in Chicago, IL? The average Major Gifts Manager salary in Chicago, IL is $99,865 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $87,820 and $124,498. 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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Job Description

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. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Major Gifts Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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