Executive Director with Grant Writing Skills Salary

Three in five of Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $39K to $102K per year, but median earnings come to around $61K per year. In the world of Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $102K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $10K and $35K, respectively. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and more than a third receive dental plans. Women account for the majority of Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills who took the survey — 80 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,994 - $101,411
$39K
$61K
$100K
MEDIAN: $61,001
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$14.05 - $41.17
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$41
MEDIAN: $22.29
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$0$102K
Salary $38,994 - $101,411
Bonus $0.00 - $9,829
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,000
Commission $6,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,711 - $102,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 922
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.05 - $41.17
Overtime $13.68
Annual Data $0$102K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,829
Commission $6,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $35,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,711 - $102,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

Pay by Experience for an Executive Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 248 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 300 salaries. An experienced Executive Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 386 salaries. An Executive Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 245 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,612

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills, working in the bustling city of Washington has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+65 percent), New York (+40 percent), Boston (+39 percent), and Chicago (+33 percent). The lowest-paying market is Santa Fe, which sits 11 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Houston (9 percent lower) and Wilmington (3 percent lower).

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 223 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

▲23%

▲3%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 223 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 41%
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