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The average foundation director salary in United States is $164,010 or an equivalent hourly rate of $79. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $27,258. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level foundation director (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $104,565. On the other end, a senior level foundation director (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $220,610.

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Job Description
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client; or if engaged in fundraising, plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.

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