Fundraisers

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Total Workforce

98.8k

Average Age

42

Average Salary

$74,595

Average Male Salary

$87,688

Average Female Salary

$69,003

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Fundraisers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services is the industry that employs the most Fundraisers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Fundraisers, by average wage, is Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments. Fundraisers are paid most in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$74,595

AVERAGE SALARY

± $5,385

In 2018, Fundraisers earned an average of $74,595, $20,707 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Ship & boat captains & operators make somewhat more than Fundraisers while Education administrators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Fundraisers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.386

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Fundraisers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.386, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Fundraisers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Fundraisers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Fundraisers.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

98.8k

2018 Workforce

± 7,713

2.05%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10.9%

The number of people employed as Fundraisers has been growing at a rate of 2.05%, from 96,792 people in 2017 to 98,773 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Fundraisers employed by various industries. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services employs the largest share of Fundraisers at  32.5%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 20.7% and Elementary & secondary schools with 6.06%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Fundraisers in the US. The average age of male Fundraisers in the workforce is 43 and of female Fundraisers is 41.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Fundraisers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

29.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,221

69.2k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 6,457

70.1% of Fundraisers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Fundraisers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Fundraisers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

82.7% of Fundraisers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 6.09% of Fundraisers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Fundraisers.

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Age by Gender

43

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.16

41.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.23

The median age of Fundraisers is 42, and Male employees are generally 1.35 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Fundraisers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Fundraisers is Business but a relatively high number of Fundraisers hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Fundraisers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fundraisers need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Persuasion, and Writing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Fundraisers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Persuasion, and Management of Material Resources.

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