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Grant Writer Salary

$69,475 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,848

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Grant Writer is $69,475 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Grant Writer is between $49,828 and $85,733. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Grant Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Prepares and submits grant applications and proposals for the organization for existing or proposed projects that require unbudgeted funds.
  • Prepares grant applications including writing or amending program descriptions and compiling required data.
  • Typically requires a college degree and completion of training in grant writing.
Grant Writer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 50,350

Estimated population of Grant Writer jobs: 810

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,541
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Grant Writer Job Listings for United States

Grant Writer for Animal Rescue in Rancho Santa Fe
Nov 20
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rescueexpress.org
We are looking for an experienced grant writer who can research and identify funding for Rescue Express. Responsibilities include some of the following: Research, develop, and write inquiries ...
Grant Writer (Los Angeles)
Nov 13
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Perfect Pour Technologies, Inc
Perfect Pour Technologies, Inc is seeking a technology and scientific grant writer to be responsible for preparing, writing and submitting multiple grant proposals in collaboration with departmental ...
Grant Writer
Nov 17
Wheeling, WV, USA
Wilson Wellness, Inc
... write and assemble funding applications to city, state and federal agencies. Use excellent discretion and independent judgement in presenting program contend and outcomes Assist with grant proposal ...
Grant Writer
Nov 7
San Francisco, United States
JVS, San Francisco
We're looking for a Grant Writer! What will you do? You will identify and secure grant funding through government and foundation sources to sustain and grow the JVS grants portfolio. What do we need ...
Grants Writer
Nov 21
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Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 1. GRANT WRITING & BRAND a. Researches and recommends new grant opportunities, including new programs that serves the agency's mission as well as increases funding ...

The average pay for a Grant Writer is $69,475 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Grant Writer is between $49,828 and $85,733. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Grant Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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