A Grant Writer in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $44,478 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Grant Submission and Grant Management. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

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$35,589 - $73,795  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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$35.00  
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$35,589 - $73,795  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Experience Affects Grant Writer Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Grant Writer Salaries

Grant Submission
up arrow 11%

Grant Management
up arrow 10%

Grant Writing
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$47,000

Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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