The average pay for a Senior Grant Writer is $55,044 per year. A skill in Proposal Writing is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Grant Writer Total Pay (?
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$38,740 - $80,199
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55K
66K
80K
MEDIAN: $55,043
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Senior Grant Writer Total Pay (?
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$16.63 - $66.13
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,740 - $80,199  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$38,680 - $97,545  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$16.63 - $66.13  
   
Overtime
$24.57 - $37.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$38,680 - $97,545  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 283
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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.
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
up arrow 16%
San Diego
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000
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Experience Affects Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$56,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Senior Grant Writer Salaries

Proposal Writing
up arrow 12%
Grant Writing
up arrow 8%
National Average
$56,000
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Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 26%
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