Salary for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

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The primary role of a Public Relations or Fundraising Manager is simple: to keep inter-office relationships and programs running smoothly and to create opportunities for investments and donations to come in. While Fundraising Managers are most often found in the nonprofit sector, there are many mainstream companies that need their specialized skill sets as well. As for Public Relations Managers, they can be found in almost any company in virtually every industry where there are more than a few people working together. Both positions call for someone that is organized, has great attention to detail, and is skilled at public speaking and networking. The pay rate for these careers varies greatly depending on the size for the company and is commensurate with experience.

A Public Relations or Fundraising Manager will normally get salaries ranging from $66,740 - $208,000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. will most likely receive an average wage of one hundred and thirty-five thousand five hundred and eigthy dollars each year.

can get the best compensation in District of Columbia, where they earn compensation, on average, of close to about $204,270. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, which has job pay of $165,840.

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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Finance and Insurance
Management of Companies and Enterprises

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Public Administration
Health Care and Social Assistance
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Educational Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
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