Grant Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Grant Coordinators in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $43K per year. Compensation ranges from $33K on the lower end to $60K per year on the higher end. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Grant Coordinators are female. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Grant Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,345 - $60,773
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$33K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,344
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$14.31 - $25.61
(Median)
$14
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$26
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,345 - $60,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
Profit Sharing
$590  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,691 - $59,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 307
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.31 - $25.61  
   
Overtime
$21.05 - $40.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$590  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,691 - $59,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Grant Coordinator

Grant coordinators generally work in office settings during standard business hours and specialize in all aspects of finding and applying for available grants for their company's needs. These coordinators must be highly-skilled in both written and verbal communication and understand the language and terms of the grant funding process to define the information requested by an application and guide co-workers in completing grant applications as needed.

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Grant Coordinator Tasks

  • Researches the availability of grants from private and public sources.
  • Coordinates the evaluation and monitoring of grant-funded programs.
  • Writes and submits grant proposals to foundation or funding agency.
  • Completes documents and reports as required by the grant.

Common Career Paths for Grant Coordinator


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Grant Coordinators who transition into a Director of Non-Profit Development role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $55K per year.

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Popular Skills for Grant Coordinator


Grant Coordinators only report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Grant Management, Project Management, and Grant Writing can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Grant Writing. The majority of those who know Grant Management also know Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Grant Coordinator

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $41K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $46K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Grant Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $47K. As Grant Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $52K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,111

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Grant Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Minneapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Grant Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+16 percent), Seattle (+10 percent), New York (+8 percent), and Philadelphia (+5 percent). Indianapolis is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average.

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Experience Affects Grant Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Grant Coordinator Salaries

Grant Management
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National Average
$43,000

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Grant Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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