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Grant Coordinator Salary

An average Grant Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $42K annually. Earnings sit near $31K on the lower side but can approach $60K per year on the higher side. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The vast majority of Grant Coordinators (85 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Grant Coordinators is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
$31,982 - $60,571
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MEDIAN: $42,440
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$13.28 - $25.76
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,982 - $60,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,650  
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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$30,911 - $59,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$19.98 - $40.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,650  
   
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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$30,911 - $59,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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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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While Grant Coordinators do not often become Directors of Non-Profit Development, the job pays $54K per year on average.

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Popular Skills for Grant Coordinator


Grant Coordinators report a narrow range of specific skills. Those who have experience with Grant Management, Grant Writing, and Project Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people 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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $40K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $45K. For Grant Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $49K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $46K on average.

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Experience Affects Grant Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect Grant Coordinator Salaries

Grant Management
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National Average
$42,000

Grant Writing
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 16%