Senior Grant Writer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Senior Grant Writer is $56,689 per year. A skill in Proposal Writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Grant Writer Total Pay (?
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$39,055 - $78,644
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MEDIAN: $56,688
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Senior Grant Writer Total Pay (?
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$17.19 - $73.19
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,055 - $78,644  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
Total Pay (?
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$39,306 - $95,516  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.19 - $73.19  
   
Overtime
$24.57 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
   
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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$39,306 - $95,516  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 230
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Grant Writer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Boston
up arrow 6%
San Diego
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National Average
$57,000
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Experience Affects Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Proposal Writing
up arrow 12%
Grant Writing
up arrow 7%
National Average
$57,000
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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
31%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 26%
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