Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Major Gifts Officer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$95,939 / yrTotal Pay
$76,926 / yrBase Pay
$19,013 / yrAdditional Pay

$95,939

 / yr
$53K$261K
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The estimated total pay for a Major Gifts Officer is $95,939 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $76,926 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,013 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$95,939 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Major Gifts Officer?

Some related job titles are Fundraising Salaries with median pay of $71,776, Corporate Relations Salaries with median pay of $85,119, Development Officer, Major Gifts Salaries with median pay of $89,939, Community Relations Salaries with median pay of $82,505.

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American Red Cross
3.5

American Red Cross

Major Gifts Officer

$72,374

 /yr
Range: $53K - $116K

$53K

$116K

$53,456 - $115,735 Range

Planned Parenthood
3.5

Planned Parenthood

Major Gifts Officer

$86,516

 /yr
Range: $63K - $127K

$63K

$127K

$62,566 - $126,909 Range

American Heart Association
4.1

American Heart Association

Major Gifts Officer

$74,461

 /yr
Range: $71K - $108K

$71K

$108K

$71,368 - $108,109 Range

UNICEF USA
3.2

UNICEF USA

Major Gifts Officer

$74,656

 /yr
Range: $66K - $105K

$66K

$105K

$65,771 - $105,009 Range

The Salvation Army
3.4

The Salvation Army

Major Gifts Officer

$72,704

 /yr
Range: $49K - $147K

$49K

$147K

$48,509 - $146,502 Range

United Way
3.8

United Way

Major Gifts Officer

$74,188

 /yr
Range: $58K - $99K

$58K

$99K

$57,686 - $99,482 Range

Rotary
4.1

Rotary

Major Gifts Officer

$68,986

 /yr
Range: $66K - $104K

$66K

$104K

$66,137 - $104,361 Range

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International Rescue Committee
3.8

$85,560

 /yr
Range: $67K - $118K

$67K

$118K

$66,547 - $118,210 Range

Columbia University
4.1

Columbia University

Major Gifts Officer

$121,881

 /yr
Range: $110K - $151K

$110K

$151K

$110,440 - $151,196 Range

University of Pittsburgh
4.1

University of Pittsburgh

Major Gifts Officer

$67,460

 /yr
Range: $55K - $81K

$55K

$81K

$55,375 - $81,132 Range

Temple University
4.0

Temple University

Major Gifts Officer

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $61K - $85K

$61K

$85K

$61,247 - $85,272 Range

Queens College
4.1

Queens College

Major Gifts Officer

$90,800

 /yr
Range: $84K - $101K

$84K

$101K

$83,677 - $100,882 Range

University of Washington
4.2

University of Washington

Major Gifts Officer

$104,750

 /yr
Range: $85K - $122K

$85K

$122K

$85,125 - $122,494 Range

City Year
3.4

City Year

Major Gifts Officer

$69,495

 /yr
Range: $68K - $72K

$68K

$72K

$67,553 - $71,677 Range

Oxfam
4.0

Oxfam

Major Gifts Officer

$87,315

 /yr
Range: $76K - $112K

$76K

$112K

$75,894 - $111,563 Range

Best Friends Animal Society
3.9

Best Friends Animal Society

Major Gifts Officer

$78,635

 /yr
Range: $69K - $95K

$69K

$95K

$69,223 - $94,947 Range

SFJAZZ Center
3.2

SFJAZZ Center

Major Gifts Officer

$81,534

 /yr
Range: $76K - $86K

$76K

$86K

$76,204 - $85,952 Range

University of California Berkeley
4.3

$65,426

 /yr
Range: $59K - $112K

$59K

$112K

$58,959 - $112,258 Range

Cornell University
4.4

Cornell University

Major Gifts Officer

$92,223

 /yr
Range: $76K - $119K

$76K

$119K

$76,355 - $119,396 Range

Weill Cornell Medical College
3.9

$103,834

 /yr
Range: $103K - $149K

$103K

$149K

$103,397 - $149,405 Range

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$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Major Gifts Officer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$78,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Regional Philanthropy Officer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

13 days ago by a Major Gifts Officer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$58,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Annual Giving Officer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Gift Officer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Major Gift Officer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$89,645

/yrAvg Base Salary

19 days ago by a Gifts Officer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Major Gifts Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Major Gifts Officer is $68,627 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Major Gifts Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 86 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Major Gifts Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Major Gifts Officer in United States is $114,092 per year.

The lowest salary for a Major Gifts Officer in United States is $41,279 per year.

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