Federal Grants Project Director Salary

A Federal Grants Project Director earns an average salary of $74,239 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$41,157 - $137,860
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$41,446 - $157,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Federal Grants Project Director

The primary role of a federal grant project manager is to oversee grant fundraising and implementation of funds. They must assess their company's needs and set goals, including milestones, time frames, costs, and potential projects. They must then create effective plans to successfully accomplish these goals. They will work to coordinate those needs with funding opportunities. They will research grant programs, build relationships within the granting community, and write proposals. This means they should have in-depth knowledge of the relevant rules, regulations, programs, and publications, as well as any fiscal policies relevant to their region.

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Federal Grants Project Director Tasks

  • Directs day-to-day grant project activities such as monitoring expenditures.
  • Ensures that applications and required documents are in compliance with federal standards.
  • Produces documents and reports in a timely manner as required in the grant application.
  • Evaluates the project and assists with audits.
  • Establishes and maintains files and records vital to the project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Federal Grants Project Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Federal Grants Project Director

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Federal Grants Project Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲97%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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