The average Grant Writer with Technical Writing skills can expect to rake in roughly $48K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under one in three lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Grant Writers with Technical Writing skills making up 78 percent. Most Grant Writers with Technical Writing skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,889 - $62,231
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$34K
$48K
$62K
MEDIAN: $47,883
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$14.45 - $50.34
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$33,889 - $62,231  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,768  
Total Pay (?
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$31,554 - $91,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$44.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,768  
   
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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$31,554 - $91,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Pay by Experience Level for Grant Writer

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


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Grant Writers with Technical Writing skills. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $41K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $55K. Grant Writers with Technical Writing skills see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Grant Writers with Technical Writing skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $70K.

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Experience Affects Grant Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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