Development Officer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Union Bank
Highest Paying City
Stamford, CT
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a development officer make?
Development Officers in America make, on average, $67,267 a year or $32.34 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $102,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000. Health Care companies and Education companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Delaware are some of the states with the best Development Officer salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Development Officer is 2.6 years.

Average Development Officer Salary By Location

As a Development Officer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $67,267 per year or $32.34 per hour. The top city when it comes to Development Officer salaries is Stamford, CT at $87,808 per year. The Stamford, CT average entry-level salary for Development Officers is $46,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Development Officer salaries are Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Delaware. South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Kentucky, and Nebraska are the lowest earners.

Map of Development Officer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Development Officers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Development Officer Salary By Company

Development Officers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Development Officer jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Companies like Union Bank or UBSAG will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like UBS Americas and State Street Bank report highly competitive salaries for Development Officers.
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Average Development Officer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Development Officer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Media companies, Finance companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Development Officers. Media companies pay their Development Officers the highest wages, averaging $91,120 per year. Finance companies and Health Care companies pay well too, at $75,709 and $63,322, respectively. At $57,612, the average salary for Development Officers in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
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Health Care
Health Care
Non Profits
Non Profits

Development Officer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Development Officer Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Development Officer can range from $40,483 to $91,409 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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