Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Grant Writer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$75,109 / yrTotal Pay
$45,881 / yrBase Pay
$29,228 / yrAdditional Pay

$75,109

 / yr
$33K$350K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Grant Writer is $75,109 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $45,881 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $29,228 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Writer

$86,047 /yr
Writer
$105,542 /yr
Senior Writer
$79,375 /yr
Lead Writer
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Elevate (DC)
3.0

Elevate (DC)

Grant Writer

$47,906

 /yr
Range: $43K - $56K

$43K

$56K

$43,333 - $56,109 Range

The Salvation Army
3.4

The Salvation Army

Grant Writer

$49,790

 /yr
Range: $40K - $76K

$40K

$76K

$40,260 - $75,922 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Grant Writer

$48,998

 /yr
Range: $34K - $80K

$34K

$80K

$33,832 - $80,000 Range

College Track
4.0

College Track

Grant Writer

$72,174

 /yr
Range: $59K - $83K

$59K

$83K

$58,641 - $83,451 Range

YWCA
3.3

YWCA

Grant Writer

$41,039

 /yr
Range: $30K - $45K

$30K

$45K

$29,598 - $45,287 Range

Boys & Girls Clubs of America
3.9

$31K

$70K

$30,787 - $70,284 Range

Henry Street Settlement
3.6

$57,686

 /yr
Range: $49K - $74K

$49K

$74K

$49,056 - $74,188 Range

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American Red Cross
3.5

American Red Cross

Grant Writer

$51,595

 /yr
Range: $39K - $62K

$39K

$62K

$39,406 - $61,554 Range

United Way
3.8

United Way

Grant Writer

$64,048

 /yr
Range: $62K - $78K

$62K

$78K

$62,000 - $78,296 Range

$62,927

 /yr
Range: $59K - $68K

$59K

$68K

$58,641 - $67,580 Range

Eva Garland Consulting
3.4

$77,913

 /yr
Range: $75K - $81K

$75K

$81K

$74,991 - $80,559 Range

J. Murphy & Associates
2.8

J. Murphy & Associates

Grant Writer - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $28 - $32

$28

$32

$28 - $32 Range

3.2

ZIM Consulting

Grant Writer

$49,608

 /yr
Range: $44K - $56K

$44K

$56K

$44,466 - $55,825 Range

Columbia University
4.1

$120,670

 /yr
Range: $62K - $123K

$62K

$123K

$62,000 - $122,890 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Grant Writer - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $28 - $46

$28

$46

$28 - $46 Range

Confidential
3.9

Confidential

Grant Writer

$62,025

 /yr
Range: $49K - $68K

$49K

$68K

$48,950 - $67,988 Range

Catholic Charities USA
3.7

$65,666

 /yr
Range: $51K - $69K

$51K

$69K

$50,676 - $69,223 Range

The Educational Alliance
3.5

$49,802

 /yr
Range: $50K - $59K

$50K

$59K

$49,579 - $58,827 Range

Aspire Indiana
3.2

Aspire Indiana

Grant Writer - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $28

$19

$28

$19 - $28 Range

Phalen Leadership Academy
3.5

$63,763

 /yr
Range: $42K - $65K

$42K

$65K

$41,534 - $64,717 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Grants Writer in United States of America

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$33,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Grants Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a News Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50

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9 days ago by a Writer with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$22

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Writer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Writing Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Grant Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Grant Writer is $52,005 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Grant Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 380 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Grant Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Grant Writer in United States is $72,711 per year.

The lowest salary for a Grant Writer in United States is $37,196 per year.

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