How much does a Director of Development make?

Updated May 5, 2021

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$90,073 /yr
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1,195 salaries

$55K

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$90K

Average

$147K

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The national average salary for a Director of Development is $90,073 in United States. Filter by location to see Director of Development salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,195 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Director of Development employees.

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$125,616

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$60,341

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$90,185

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American Heart Association
4.1

American Heart Association

Director of Development

$63,911

 /yr
Range: $54K - $76K
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$54K

$76K

$53,684 - $76,277 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Director of Development

$175,550

 /yr
Range: $165K - $280K

$165K

$280K

$164,613 - $279,794 Range

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
3.9

Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Director of Development

$64,401

 /yr
Range: $56K - $116K

$56K

$116K

$55,893 - $115,588 Range

Habitat for Humanity
3.9

Habitat for Humanity

Director of Development

$56,290

 /yr
Range: $41K - $89K

$41K

$89K

$41,090 - $89,429 Range

Teach for America
3.9

Teach for America

Director of Development

$72,440

 /yr
Range: $69K - $80K

$69K

$80K

$68,707 - $79,813 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Director of Development

$71,808

 /yr
Range: $54K - $94K

$54K

$94K

$53,980 - $93,925 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Director of Development

$236,245

 /yr
Range: $77K - $258K

$77K

$258K

$76,676 - $257,750 Range

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Northwestern Mutual
4

Northwestern Mutual

Director of Development

$53,380

 /yr
Range: $52K - $72K

$52K

$72K

$51,821 - $72,394 Range

University of Texas at Austin
4.3

University of Texas at Austin

Director of Development

$101,722

 /yr
Range: $62K - $140K

$62K

$140K

$61,646 - $140,348 Range

Alzheimer's Association
3.6

Alzheimer's Association

Director of Development

$70,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $84K

$65K

$84K

$65,442 - $84,441 Range

Ronald McDonald House Charities
4

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Director of Development

$66,509

 /yr
Range: $48K - $153K

$48K

$153K

$47,567 - $152,951 Range

Boy Scouts of America
3.5

Boy Scouts of America

Director of Development

$89,893

 /yr
Range: $81K - $96K

$81K

$96K

$80,878 - $96,452 Range

University of Arizona
4.3

University of Arizona

Director of Development

$102,556

 /yr
Range: $91K - $132K

$91K

$132K

$90,855 - $131,508 Range

Case Western Reserve University
4.1

Case Western Reserve University

Director of Development

$74,324

 /yr
Range: $67K - $98K

$67K

$98K

$67,265 - $98,162 Range

NIC
4.2

NIC

Director of Development

$111,043

 /yr
Range: $89K - $133K

$89K

$133K

$88,568 - $133,369 Range

Rutgers University
4.2

Rutgers University

Director of Development

$116,359

 /yr
Range: $101K - $8,956K

$101K

$8,956K

$101,109 - $8,955,645 Range

Emory University
4.2

Emory University

Director of Development

$96,671

 /yr
Range: $85K - $129K

$85K

$129K

$85,338 - $128,829 Range

The Ohio State University
4.3

The Ohio State University

Director of Development

$79,653

 /yr
Range: $71K - $88K

$71K

$88K

$70,769 - $87,739 Range

NSU (Nova Southeastern University)
3.7

NSU (Nova Southeastern University)

Director of Development

$98,082

 /yr
Range: $82K - $108K

$82K

$108K

$81,963 - $108,262 Range

United Way
3.8

United Way

Director of Development

$59,378

 /yr
Range: $49K - $81K

$49K

$81K

$49,376 - $80,599 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Director of Development salaries

The average salary for a Director of Development is $90,073 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 1195 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Director of Development employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Director of Development in United States is $147,239 per year.

The lowest salary for a Director of Development in United States is $55,101 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent director of development salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$83,500
per year
A Director of Development in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $83,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Director of Development in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$110,000
per year
A Director of Development in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$75,000
per year
A Director of Development in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Lafayette, IN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Director of Development in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Lafayette, IN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Director of Development in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$107,000
per year
A Director of Development in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $107,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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