DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$97,000
$52,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$180,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a development director make?
Development Directors in the US make on average $97,316 annually or $46.79 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 128,000. The top 10 percent earn over $180,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $52,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Development Directors are Internet companies and Health Care companies. Alaska, California, Delaware, Maryland, and Nevada are some of the states with the best Development Director salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Development Director is 3.2 years.

Average Development Director Salary By Company

There is good job security in Development Director positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Development Director jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. Development Directors at Google and Apple report the highest salaries. Companies like Unitrends and YMCA of Delaware also report very competitive wages for Development Directors.

Average Development Director Salary By Location

Across America, Development Directors make on average $97,316 annually or $46.79 hourly. Development Directors make the most in Cupertino, CA at about $119,335 per year. Not only that, Cupertino, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $56,000. Alaska, California, Delaware, Maryland, and Nevada are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for Development Directors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$119,335
2
Seattle, WA
$109,232
3
Bethlehem, PA
$108,745
4
Baltimore, MD
$108,699
5
Jersey City, NJ
$106,592

Average Development Director Salary By Industry

Wages for Development Directors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Media companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Development Directors. Salaries for Development Directors in Telecommunication companies average $102,623 annually, while Media companies and Retail companies pay $101,477 and $99,994, respectively. At $94,367, the average salary for Development Directors in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$102,623
2
Media
$101,477
3
Retail
$99,994
4
Professional
$99,226
5
Finance
$95,710

RECENTLY ADDED Development Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
VCA
Development Director
10/31/2019
$43,927
YMCA
Development Director
10/31/2019
$45,900
YMCA
Development Director
10/31/2019
$37,000
YMCA
Development Director
10/31/2019
$45,000
Medterra
Development Director
10/31/2019
$100,000
Harrison Frazer
Development Director
10/31/2019
$150,000
River Alliance of Wisconsin
Development Director
10/31/2019
$55,000
One Common Unity
Development Director
10/31/2019
$74,000
Olivia Caldwell Foundation
Development Director
10/31/2019
$325,000
Community Action Council
Development Director
10/31/2019
$77,896
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