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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

13-1131 Fundraisers

Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for an organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organizationís work, goals, and financial needs.


National estimates for Fundraisers
Industry profile for Fundraisers
Geographic profile for Fundraisers

National estimates for Fundraisers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Fundraisers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
101,730 2.3 % $ 34.02 $ 70,760 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for Fundraisers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 18.96 $ 23.83 $ 30.85 $ 39.96 $ 51.30
Annual Wage (2) $ 39,440 $ 49,560 $ 64,160 $ 83,120 $ 106,700


Industry profile for Fundraisers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Fundraisers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Fundraisers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Fundraisers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 17,460 11.02 $ 38.44 $ 79,960
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 15,110 0.49 $ 37.31 $ 77,610
Social Advocacy Organizations 7,350 2.90 $ 32.93 $ 68,500
Individual and Family Services 6,300 0.21 $ 29.82 $ 62,030
Elementary and Secondary Schools 3,990 0.05 $ 34.10 $ 70,940

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Fundraisers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grantmaking and Giving Services 17,460 11.02 $ 38.44 $ 79,960
Social Advocacy Organizations 7,350 2.90 $ 32.93 $ 68,500
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 3,800 1.76 $ 29.86 $ 62,110
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 2,820 1.67 $ 31.21 $ 64,910
Performing Arts Companies 2,240 1.66 $ 29.70 $ 61,770

Top paying industries for Fundraisers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (4232, 4233, 4235, 4236, 4237, and 4239 only) 80 0.01 $ 62.44 $ 129,870
Insurance Carriers 170 0.01 $ 46.51 $ 96,750
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services 200 0.04 $ 46.12 $ 95,920
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,800 0.14 $ 42.66 $ 88,730
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 40 (7) $ 42.20 $ 87,780


Geographic profile for Fundraisers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Fundraisers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Fundraisers, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of fundraisers by state, May 2023


States with the highest employment level in Fundraisers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 12,560 1.34 2.00 $ 40.67 $ 84,600
California 10,050 0.56 0.84 $ 39.15 $ 81,430
Texas 5,180 0.38 0.57 $ 27.44 $ 57,080
Massachusetts 5,000 1.37 2.05 $ 37.30 $ 77,570
Pennsylvania 4,640 0.78 1.17 $ 30.83 $ 64,120


Map of location quotient of fundraisers by state, May 2023


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Fundraisers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,410 3.43 5.12 $ 39.88 $ 82,950
Rhode Island 950 1.95 2.92 $ 35.10 $ 73,010
Massachusetts 5,000 1.37 2.05 $ 37.30 $ 77,570
New York 12,560 1.34 2.00 $ 40.67 $ 84,600
Montana 590 1.17 1.74 $ 29.07 $ 60,470


Map of annual mean wages of fundraisers by state, May 2023


Top paying states for Fundraisers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Arizona (8) (8) (8) $ 40.75 $ 84,750
New York 12,560 1.34 2.00 $ 40.67 $ 84,600
District of Columbia 2,410 3.43 5.12 $ 39.88 $ 82,950
California 10,050 0.56 0.84 $ 39.15 $ 81,430
Massachusetts 5,000 1.37 2.05 $ 37.30 $ 77,570



Map of employment of fundraisers by area, May 2023


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Fundraisers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 10,170 1.07 1.60 $ 42.24 $ 87,860
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,110 1.33 1.99 $ 37.66 $ 78,340
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,860 1.40 2.09 $ 38.27 $ 79,590
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,420 0.55 0.83 $ 37.20 $ 77,370
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,830 0.63 0.94 $ 32.28 $ 67,130
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,450 1.01 1.51 $ 43.22 $ 89,890
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,360 1.14 1.70 $ 35.86 $ 74,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,180 0.77 1.15 $ 32.69 $ 67,980
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,900 1.00 1.49 $ 35.82 $ 74,510
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,610 0.57 0.85 $ 34.47 $ 71,700


Map of location quotient of fundraisers by area, May 2023


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Fundraisers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State College, PA 350 5.14 7.68 $ 32.05 $ 66,660
Lawrence, KS 150 2.94 4.39 $ 33.66 $ 70,020
Ithaca, NY 130 2.65 3.95 $ 34.82 $ 72,420
Manhattan, KS 100 2.51 3.75 (8) (8)
Ames, IA 110 2.29 3.42 $ 38.95 $ 81,020
Missoula, MT 140 2.15 3.21 $ 29.19 $ 60,710
Charlottesville, VA 220 1.94 2.89 $ 32.79 $ 68,210
Bloomington, IN 140 1.94 2.89 $ 33.24 $ 69,130
Greenville, NC 150 1.92 2.86 $ 25.96 $ 54,000
Auburn-Opelika, AL 120 1.90 2.84 $ 30.87 $ 64,220