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Senior Grant Writer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Grant Writer is $57,254 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Proposal Writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Grant Writer Salary (?
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$38,822 - $77,987
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $57,254
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Senior Grant Writer Salary (?
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$17.21 - $64.56
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,822 - $77,987  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
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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$39,133 - $92,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$17.21 - $64.56  
   
Overtime
$24.57 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
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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$39,133 - $92,031  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Senior Grant Writer

  • Serves as a contact with potential grantor after submission of proposal.
  • Supplies post-award progress reports to grantors as required.
  • Edits associates' grant proposals.
  • Writes and develops grant proposals.
  • Leads the research for investigating funding sources.

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Experience Affects Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$58,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Proposal Writing
up arrow 11%
Grant Writing
up arrow 7%
National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 25%