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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2022

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)
94,630 2.4 % $ 32.06 $ 66,670 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for Fundraisers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 18.12 $ 22.56 $ 29.42 $ 38.57 $ 49.39
Annual Wage (2) $ 37,700 $ 46,930 $ 61,190 $ 80,230 $ 102,740


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 16,550 11.08 $ 36.18 $ 75,260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 13,790 0.46 $ 35.34 $ 73,500
Social Advocacy Organizations 6,980 2.93 $ 31.09 $ 64,660
Individual and Family Services 5,790 0.20 $ 27.52 $ 57,230
Elementary and Secondary Schools 3,890 0.05 $ 32.43 $ 67,460

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 16,550 11.08 $ 36.18 $ 75,260
Social Advocacy Organizations 6,980 2.93 $ 31.09 $ 64,660
Performing Arts Companies 2,570 2.13 $ 28.79 $ 59,880
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 3,680 1.84 $ 27.99 $ 58,210
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 2,590 1.69 $ 30.00 $ 62,390

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) (8) (8) $ 69.24 $ 144,030
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 90 0.01 $ 53.89 $ 112,090
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 40 (7) $ 48.06 $ 99,960
Insurance Carriers (8) (8) $ 43.80 $ 91,100
Motion Picture and Video Industries 190 0.04 $ 42.61 $ 88,630


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 2022


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 13,610 1.49 2.34 $ 39.10 $ 81,340
California 7,820 0.44 0.69 $ 35.98 $ 74,840
Florida 5,000 0.54 0.85 $ 29.07 $ 60,460
Texas 4,930 0.38 0.59 $ 26.97 $ 56,100
Massachusetts 4,590 1.29 2.01 $ 35.52 $ 73,890


Map of location quotient of fundraisers by state, May 2022


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 2,050 2.97 4.63 $ 38.01 $ 79,050
Rhode Island 860 1.80 2.81 $ 37.29 $ 77,550
New York 13,610 1.49 2.34 $ 39.10 $ 81,340
Vermont 400 1.36 2.12 $ 31.95 $ 66,460
Massachusetts 4,590 1.29 2.01 $ 35.52 $ 73,890


Map of annual mean wages of fundraisers by state, May 2022


Top paying states for Fundraisers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 13,610 1.49 2.34 $ 39.10 $ 81,340
District of Columbia 2,050 2.97 4.63 $ 38.01 $ 79,050
Rhode Island 860 1.80 2.81 $ 37.29 $ 77,550
California 7,820 0.44 0.69 $ 35.98 $ 74,840
Massachusetts 4,590 1.29 2.01 $ 35.52 $ 73,890



Map of employment of fundraisers by area, May 2022


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 11,360 1.24 1.93 $ 40.24 $ 83,700
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,570 1.32 2.07 $ 36.46 $ 75,830
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,430 1.13 1.77 $ 36.61 $ 76,140
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,840 0.64 1.00 $ 30.89 $ 64,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,680 0.44 0.69 $ 35.17 $ 73,150
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,110 0.76 1.19 $ 31.35 $ 65,210
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,870 0.92 1.43 $ 36.39 $ 75,700
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,760 0.94 1.46 $ 35.12 $ 73,060
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,530 0.64 1.00 $ 39.87 $ 82,940
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,530 0.58 0.91 $ 31.71 $ 65,960


Map of location quotient of fundraisers by area, May 2022


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 310 4.86 7.59 $ 31.78 $ 66,100
Charlottesville, VA 240 2.21 3.46 $ 37.28 $ 77,540
Missoula, MT 120 1.95 3.06 $ 27.59 $ 57,380
Manhattan, KS 70 1.91 2.99 $ 26.69 $ 55,500
Ann Arbor, MI 400 1.91 2.98 $ 32.63 $ 67,870
Ames, IA 90 1.89 2.95 (8) (8)
Akron, OH 550 1.77 2.76 $ 23.20 $ 48,250
Auburn-Opelika, AL 110 1.75 2.73 $ 29.88 $ 62,150
Muncie, IN 80 1.73 2.70 $ 28.34 $ 58,940
Lawrence, KS 80 1.67 2.60 $ 26.63 $ 55,400