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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in California

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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in California

Is California a good place for you to work as a Public Relations or Fundraising Manager?

13.5% Jobs Projection
$126,720 Median Salary
720 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in California is growing faster than average.

  • Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Work in California?

In California, there were 8,330 people working as Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in the year 2018.

There were 7,620 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 710 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 890 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers working in it, which means California has more Public Relations and Fundraising Managers than average.

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.3%.

Job Projections for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 720 annual Public Relations and Fundraising Managers job openings in California, and 8,400 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 6,900 annual jobs and 81,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers ranged from $75,390 to $208,000 with $126,720 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $36.25 to $100. The median hourly rate was $60.93.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $60.28 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.65.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Public Relations and Fundraising Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2,700 $133,080
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,300 $131,980
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 650 $104,130
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 480 $112,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 320 $118,640
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 160 $169,890
Fresno, CA 140 $109,570
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 90 $124,090
Santa Rosa, CA 80 $99,540
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 60 $116,510
Bakersfield, CA 50 $100,580
Stockton-Lodi, CA 50 $91,960
Salinas, CA 40 $91,730

Top States for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Public Relations and Fundraising Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 8,330 $126,720
New York 6,190 $149,400
District of Columbia 5,390 $164,250
Illinois 5,160 $104,070
Massachusetts 5,090 $114,310
Texas 4,680 $110,150
Washington 2,170 $119,590
Florida 2,050 $95,830
New Jersey 1,950 $137,140
Ohio 1,940 $102,320
Minnesota 1,880 $104,690
Maryland 1,720 $113,010
Georgia 1,680 $105,500
Pennsylvania 1,620 $112,910
Michigan 1,400 $108,970
Arizona 1,350 $88,550
Oregon 1,330 $86,330
North Carolina 1,260 $112,290
Colorado 1,240 $128,330
Indiana 1,050 $89,720

Below are the states where Public Relations and Fundraising Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $164,250
New York $149,400
Virginia $146,400
Rhode Island $140,060
New Jersey $137,140
Colorado $128,330
California $126,720
Washington $119,590
Delaware $115,140
Massachusetts $114,310

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