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Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in Washington

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25.7% Jobs Projection
$119,590 Median Salary
250 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Work in Washington?

There were approximately 2,170 workers employed as Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 2,100 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in WA Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 25.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.3%.

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

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 250 annual job openings, and 2,740 total jobs in 2026 for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers in this state.

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

What do Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers ranged from $70,810 to $193,520 with $119,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.04 to $93.04. The median hourly rate was $57.49.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $50.22 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $7.27.

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

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

Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1,670 $126,420
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,010 $92,920
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 60 $104,170
Bellingham, WA 30 $105,860

Top States for Public Relations and Fundraising Managers Employment

View the list below to see 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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