A Federal Grants Project Director earns an average salary of $73,584 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$42,662 - $137,222
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$43K
$74K
$140K
MEDIAN: $73,584
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$43,063 - $157,046  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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

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

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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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Experience Affects Federal Grants Project Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 97%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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