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Fundraising and Non Profit Average Salaries in Bangladesh 2023

How much money does a person working in Fundraising and Non Profit make in Bangladesh?

Average Monthly Salary
19,200 BDT
( 230,000 BDT yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh typically earns around 19,200 BDT. Salaries range from 7,940 BDT (lowest average) to 38,700 BDT (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

Salary Variance

The provided figure represents the median compensation that encompasses housing, transportation, and other perks. The salaries within the Fundraising and Non Profit domain in Bangladesh exhibit significant discrepancies across various professions. In case you seek information about the remuneration of a specific position, please refer to the salaries listed below for respective job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Fundraising and Non Profit
Activity Aide9,700 BDT
Activity Coordinator8,530 BDT
Activity Leader16,100 BDT
Adoption Specialist30,800 BDT
Assistant Programme Officer16,600 BDT
Campaign Manager31,400 BDT
Cause Marketing Coordinator17,400 BDT
Cause Marketing Manager26,300 BDT
Charities Administrator20,700 BDT
Charities Fundraiser19,800 BDT
Civil Servant9,410 BDT
Civil Service Administrator13,500 BDT
Community Health Worker8,100 BDT
Community Outreach Coordinator18,800 BDT
Community Relations Representative13,700 BDT
Community Service Manager30,000 BDT
Community Volunteer8,550 BDT
Community Worker8,370 BDT
Corporate Social Responsibility Manager31,300 BDT
Crowdfunding Manager33,400 BDT
Crowdsourcing Manager34,000 BDT
Custodial Worker9,270 BDT
Digital Fundraising Specialist31,200 BDT
Donor Database Manager24,500 BDT
Donor Experience Specialist26,800 BDT
Donor Relations Manager27,900 BDT
Education Planning Specialist30,200 BDT
Ethical Fundraising Consultant22,500 BDT
Foundation Assistant12,500 BDT
Foundation Director39,800 BDT
Foundation Program Coordinator 24,000 BDT
Fundraiser21,400 BDT
Fundraising Coordinator14,900 BDT
Fundraising Director41,000 BDT
Fundraising Manager35,500 BDT
Fundraising Technology Specialist19,600 BDT
Grant Writer12,000 BDT
Grant Writer20,300 BDT
Healthcare Social Worker8,990 BDT
Homeless Shelter Worker8,100 BDT
Major Gift Officer9,380 BDT
Nonprofit Lawyer25,000 BDT
Orphan Program Coordinator14,000 BDT
Philanthropic Advisor25,700 BDT
Rehab Aide10,500 BDT
Rehabilitation Aide10,700 BDT
Social Impact Consultant23,700 BDT
Social Worker8,800 BDT
Sponsorship Coordinator13,600 BDT
Volunteer Coordinator11,300 BDT

Fundraising and Non Profit Jobs Pay Scale and Salaries in Bangladesh

Median and salary distribution Bangladesh Fundraising and Non Profit monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
21,100 BDT or more
10% of people earn
17,900 to 21,100 BDT
20% of people earn
10,800 BDT or less
65% of people earn
10,800 to 17,900 BDT
Minimum Salary
7,940 BDT
18,200 BDT
38,700 BDT

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh range from 7,940 BDT (starting average salary) to 38,700 BDT (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher). To clarify, the number presented is not the legally mandated minimum wage. Rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that involved thousands of participants and professionals from across the entire country.

  • Median Salary

    The median income in the field of Fundraising and Non Profit is 18,200 BDT, implying that half of the workforce in Bangladesh earns less than this figure, and the other half earns more. It represents the central value of salaries. As a rule of thumb, you would prefer to be part of the group earning above the median wage, situated on the right-hand side of the salary distribution chart.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    Two values that are highly correlated with the median are the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution diagram, it is possible to determine that 25% of individuals employed in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh earn less than 14,300 BDT, while 75% of them earn more. Additionally, the diagram reveals that 75% of individuals earn less than 22,000 BDT, while 25% earn more than that.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    Data was regrouped into brackets to provide a better understanding of what salaries can be expected. This approach was deemed more accurate than relying solely on the average salary, as it offers greater insights into the distribution of salaries in the field of Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh. The analysis revealed that roughly 65% of all reported salaries fell within the range of 10,800 BDT to 17,900 BDT. Approximately 20% of salaries were below the 10,800 BDT mark, while 10% ranged from 17,900 BDT to 21,100 BDT. Only 5% of individuals earned a gross salary of 21,100 BDT or higher.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally, the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.
On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income?

We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degree levels across many jobs in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh, below are our findings.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a certificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Bangladesh costs anywhere from 131,000 BDT to 392,000 BDT and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

Employees can't expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming they already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch to a higher-paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on the situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if a person can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. Degree costs can be recovered roughly in a year or so.

Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Fundraising and Non Profit / Bangladesh

Salary comparison by gender Bangladesh Fundraising and Non Profit monthly
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? In the field of Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 21%.

21,000 BDT
17,300 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Bangladesh for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Fundraising and Non Profit / Bangladesh

How much are annual salary increments in Bangladesh for individuals working in Fundraising and Non Profit? How often do employees get salary raises?

Professionals working in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 5% every 28 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 5% granted to employees every 28 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Bangladesh Fundraising and Non Profit
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Bangladesh / All Professions

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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one-year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 / Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Bangladesh is 2%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Fundraising and Non Profit / Bangladesh

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Bangladesh Fundraising and Non Profit
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86% of surveyed staff in Fundraising and Non Profit reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 14% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 0% to 4% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus, where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Hourly Average Wage / Fundraising and Non Profit / Bangladesh

110 BDT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh is 110 BDT.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually, jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fixed amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh is 46 BDT. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barisal19,100 BDT
Bogra20,100 BDT
Chandpur17,600 BDT
Chittagong21,100 BDT
Coxs Bazar18,400 BDT
Dhaka21,400 BDT
Jamalpur18,000 BDT
Jessore18,800 BDT
Khulna20,400 BDT
Rajshahi20,800 BDT
St. Martin17,200 BDT
Sylhet19,700 BDT

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Bangladesh is 25% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
23,200 BDT
Public Sector+25%
29,000 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 18,200 BDT and 22,000 BDT. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for jobs in Fundraising and Non Profit in Bangladesh ranges from 7,940 BDT to 14,300 BDT. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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