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Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. in the United States

How much does a Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. earn in the United States? The average Major Gift Director - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $97,987 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $79,404 and $119,469. 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.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a department/division. 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. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.

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