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Major Gifts Manager in the United States

How much does a Major Gifts Manager earn in the United States? The average Major Gifts Manager salary in the United States is $93,079 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $81,848 and $116,033. 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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Manages and implements the major gift program for both current and planned gifts. Has high-level interactions with prospects and conducts personal visitations. Organizes special events and prepares proposals to obtain funds. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a senior 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. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

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