Executive Director with Grant Writing Skills Salary

Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills are often veterans in their line of work, with roughly three-fifths bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $60K per year on average but can range from $38K to $101K per year. Total cash compensation for Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills runs from $38K to $101K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $10K and profit sharing that can reach almost $20K. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more female Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 81 percent. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, about two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by more than a third. Job satisfaction for Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills is extremely high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,733 - $100,301
$38K
$60K
$100K
MEDIAN: $60,349
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$13.95 - $40.36
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MEDIAN: $22.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,733 - $100,301  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,986  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
Commission
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$37,687 - $100,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 878
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $40.36  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,986  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$37,687 - $100,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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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: $59,987

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

Surpassing the national average by 67 percent, Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills in Washington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Executive Directors with Grant Writing skills will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+67 percent), New York (+42 percent), Boston (+40 percent), and Chicago (+35 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Santa Fe is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Wilmington (8 percent lower and 2 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Executive Director

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Executive Director Salaries

▲25%

▲4%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 183 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 41%