Survey Shows Fundraiser Pay Is Dropping, But Experts Aren't Buying It

05/21/2014 09:21 pm ET | Updated May 21, 2014
  • The Chronicle Of Philanthropy
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Experts questioned the accuracy of a new survey showing that the median salary of American fundraisers fell 8.5 percent last year to $65,000, saying the results contradict what’s going on in the industry.

“I don’t know of any salaries that are declining,” said Lois Lindauer, a Boston recruiter who places fundraisers nationwide. “Those findings do not jibe with the reality we see.”

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