With about three in five of Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $37K to $100K per year and averages out to $60K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Women make up the vast majority of Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills (80 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Although the larger part have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, close to two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,603 - $99,384
$37K
$60K
$99K
MEDIAN: $60,457
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$14.52 - $41.17
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$41
MEDIAN: $23.12
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$36,603 - $99,384  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,995  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$37,045 - $99,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 922
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $41.17  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,995  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$37,045 - $99,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $48K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $55K. Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $63K. Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $74K.

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 182 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries



National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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