Grant Writer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

The average pay for a Grant Writer in Washington, District of Columbia is $50,980 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Editing, Project Management, and Grant Management.

$29,361 - $80,596
$29K
$49K
$81K
MEDIAN: $48,718
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$29,799 - $81,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Grant Writer

Grant writers monitor, apply for, write, and report on grants, with many of these individuals working in nonprofit or government organizations.

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Grant Writer Tasks

  • Writes and develops grant proposals.
  • Serves as a contact with potential grantor after submission of proposal.
  • Researches funding sources that match specific projects and programs.
  • Supplies post-award progress reports to grantors as required.

About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

Grant Writer Job Listings

Key Stats for Grant Writer

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Grant Writer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$51,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Grant Writer Salaries

Editing
▲16%

Project Management
▲16%

Grant Management
▲14%

▲11%

Grant Submission
▲11%

National Average
$51,000

Proposal Writing
▼10%

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 14%