Public relations and fundraising managers

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Total Workforce

63.7k

Average Age

43.2

Average Salary

$84,765

Average Male Salary

$93,275

Average Female Salary

$79,723

About

Public relations and fundraising managers are most often employed by the Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services industry. The average yearly wage for Public relations and fundraising managers was $84,765 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Public relations and fundraising managers by wage are Biomedical & agricultural engineers, Chiropractors, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Public relations and fundraising managers are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, Woburn, Melrose Cities, Saugus, Wakefield & Stoneham Towns PUMA, MA, and District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Public relations and fundraising managers are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, Woburn, Melrose Cities, Saugus, Wakefield & Stoneham Towns PUMA, MA, and District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Public relations and fundraising managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services is the industry that employs the most Public relations and fundraising managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Public relations and fundraising managers, by average wage, is Management, scientific & technical consulting services. Public relations and fundraising managers are paid most in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$84,765

AVERAGE SALARY

± $6,267

In 2018, Public relations and fundraising managers earned an average of $84,765, $30,877 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Biomedical & agricultural engineers make somewhat more than Public relations and fundraising managers while Chiropractors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Public relations and fundraising managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.346

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Public relations and fundraising managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.346, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Public relations and fundraising managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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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 Public relations and fundraising managers.

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Industries

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Public relations and fundraising managers, by average wage, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services, Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments, and Computer Systems Design.

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Industries by Share

63.7k

2018 Workforce

± 6,196

This graphic shows the share of Public relations and fundraising managers employed by various industries. Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services employs the largest share of Public relations and fundraising managers at  14%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 6.08% and Executive offices & legislative bodies with 4.69%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Public relations and fundraising managers in the US. The average age of male Public relations and fundraising managers in the workforce is 44.1 and of female Public relations and fundraising managers is 42.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Public relations and fundraising managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

23.7k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,780

40k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 4,910

62.8% of Public relations and fundraising managers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Public relations and fundraising managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Public relations and fundraising managers

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

75.4% of Public relations and fundraising managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.79% of Public relations and fundraising managers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Public relations and fundraising managers.

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Age by Gender

44.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.9

42.7

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.56

The median age of Public relations and fundraising managers is 43.2, and Male employees are generally 1.4 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Public relations and fundraising managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Public relations and fundraising managers is Communications but a relatively high number of Public relations and fundraising managers hold a major in Communications.

Majors

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