CivMetrics analyzed the 990 filings of all medium and large nonprofit museums ($500k+ revenue) in top U.S. cities. We’re posting some of our insights here. In this installment, we look at the salaries of museum fundraising directors. 

How much do fundraising directors make at medium and large museums in top U.S. cities?

First we looked at non-art museums. Chicago had the highest average salary ($180,000) and also the highest-paid fundraising director in our sample ($650,000).

We also looked at art museums, where fundraising director salaries were consistently a bit higher.