Senior Grant Writer Salary

The majority of Senior Grant Writers in the United States — just over a half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $44K to $94K per year, and the median is $60K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The vast majority of Senior Grant Writers (86 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$41,105 - $81,173

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$17.79 - $75.76

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,105 - $81,173  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$44,335 - $93,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$17.79 - $75.76  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
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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$44,335 - $93,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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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Senior Grant Writers report a narrow range of specific skills. Proposal Writing and Grant Writing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 6 percent and 4 percent, respectively. It is not unusual for someone who knows Grant Writing to be familiar with Proposal Writing as well.

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Experience Affects Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Proposal Writing
up arrow 6%

Grant Writing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 24%
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