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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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)
82,080 1.3 % $ 31.19 $ 64,870 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Fundraisers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.80 $ 22.71 $ 29.17 $ 37.73 $ 48.38
Annual Wage (2) $ 37,020 $ 47,250 $ 60,660 $ 78,470 $ 100,620


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)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 14,080 0.47 $ 35.12 $ 73,050
Grantmaking and Giving Services 12,820 9.17 $ 33.68 $ 70,060
Social Advocacy Organizations 6,330 2.83 $ 29.81 $ 62,000
Individual and Family Services 5,510 0.21 $ 26.64 $ 55,400
Elementary and Secondary Schools 3,390 0.04 $ 30.39 $ 63,220

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 12,820 9.17 $ 33.68 $ 70,060
Social Advocacy Organizations 6,330 2.83 $ 29.81 $ 62,000
Performing Arts Companies 1,380 2.00 $ 27.51 $ 57,220
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 3,330 1.75 $ 27.05 $ 56,260
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 2,250 1.71 $ 28.90 $ 60,100

Top paying industries for Fundraisers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 130 0.01 $ 47.77 $ 99,360
Rail Transportation 30 0.02 $ 46.16 $ 96,020
Insurance Carriers 90 0.01 $ 46.12 $ 95,920
Motion Picture and Video Industries 150 0.05 $ 41.42 $ 86,140
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 40 0.02 $ 39.74 $ 82,660


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 2021


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 8,440 0.97 1.67 $ 37.46 $ 77,920
California 6,790 0.41 0.70 $ 35.96 $ 74,800
Massachusetts 4,400 1.30 2.22 $ 36.16 $ 75,200
Pennsylvania 4,190 0.75 1.29 $ 30.06 $ 62,520
Texas 4,180 0.34 0.59 $ 28.48 $ 59,240


Map of location quotient of fundraisers by state, May 2021


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 2,270 3.43 5.89 $ 36.31 $ 75,520
Rhode Island 790 1.72 2.96 $ 35.07 $ 72,940
Vermont 480 1.71 2.93 $ 29.62 $ 61,610
Massachusetts 4,400 1.30 2.22 $ 36.16 $ 75,200
Montana 580 1.24 2.12 $ 27.11 $ 56,380


Map of annual mean wages of fundraisers by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Fundraisers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 8,440 0.97 1.67 $ 37.46 $ 77,920
District of Columbia 2,270 3.43 5.89 $ 36.31 $ 75,520
Massachusetts 4,400 1.30 2.22 $ 36.16 $ 75,200
California 6,790 0.41 0.70 $ 35.96 $ 74,800
Rhode Island 790 1.72 2.96 $ 35.07 $ 72,940



Map of employment of fundraisers by area, May 2021


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 6,860 0.79 1.36 $ 38.61 $ 80,320
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,840 1.31 2.25 $ 35.77 $ 74,410
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,630 1.40 2.41 $ 36.78 $ 76,510
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,680 0.63 1.08 $ 29.89 $ 62,170
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,390 0.42 0.72 $ 33.45 $ 69,570
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,190 0.83 1.42 $ 31.76 $ 66,060
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,960 1.02 1.76 $ 33.90 $ 70,510
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,670 0.92 1.58 $ 33.34 $ 69,340
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,570 0.70 1.20 $ 41.38 $ 86,070
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,450 0.56 0.96 $ 27.96 $ 58,160


Map of location quotient of fundraisers by area, May 2021


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)
Corvallis, OR 90 2.67 4.57 $ 24.22 $ 50,370
Charlottesville, VA 250 2.35 4.04 $ 35.86 $ 74,590
Ann Arbor, MI 440 2.18 3.74 $ 32.66 $ 67,940
Grants Pass, OR 60 2.17 3.72 $ 23.20 $ 48,250
Auburn-Opelika, AL 120 1.96 3.37 $ 29.16 $ 60,640
Manhattan, KS 70 1.85 3.18 $ 30.68 $ 63,810
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 210 1.80 3.09 $ 30.67 $ 63,800
Missoula, MT 110 1.77 3.04 $ 26.77 $ 55,670
Salem, OR 300 1.75 3.00 $ 21.81 $ 45,350
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 200 1.64 2.82 $ 35.46 $ 73,750


Map of annual mean wages of fundraisers by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Fundraisers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 310 0.29 0.49 $ 43.97 $ 91,460
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,570 0.70 1.20 $ 41.38 $ 86,070
Salinas, CA 80 0.45 0.77 $ 40.27 $ 83,760
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,860 0.79 1.36 $ 38.61 $ 80,320
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 90 0.93 1.59 $ 38.14 $ 79,330
Chico, CA 30 0.42 0.72 $ 38.06 $ 79,160
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,630 1.40 2.41 $ 36.78 $ 76,510
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA 450 0.45 0.78 $ 35.89 $ 74,660
Charlottesville, VA 250 2.35 4.04 $ 35.86 $ 74,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,840 1.31 2.25 $ 35.77 $ 74,410

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Fundraisers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 290 2.07 3.56 $ 27.76 $ 57,740
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 190 1.04 1.79 $ 29.68 $ 61,740
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 180 0.49 0.83 $ 25.06 $ 52,120
North Northeastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area (noncontiguous) 170 0.54 0.93 $ 29.64 $ 61,660
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 170 1.74 2.99 $ 30.07 $ 62,540

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

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area 130 2.21 3.79 $ 34.36 $ 71,470
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 290 2.07 3.56 $ 27.76 $ 57,740
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 170 1.74 2.99 $ 30.07 $ 62,540
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 110 1.61 2.77 $ 27.26 $ 56,690
West Central-Southwest New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area