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Grant Coordinator Salary (United States)

About three-fifths of Grant Coordinators report fewer than five years in the field, and the median pay in this field is about $42K annually. Pay generally varies between $31K and $59K per year. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. A strong majority enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little more than half. There are far more female Grant Coordinators than men, making up 85 percent of those in this profession. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Grant Coordinators. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Grant Coordinator Salary (?
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$31,803 - $59,321
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MEDIAN: $41,964
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Grant Coordinator Salary (?
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$13.57 - $25.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
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$31,803 - $59,321  
   
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$0.00 - $2,614  
Total Pay (?
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$31,133 - $58,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 271
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $25.84  
   
Overtime
$20.17 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,614  
   
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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$31,133 - $58,822  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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 may experience if they take an upper-level role like Director of Non-Profit Development. The position tends to pay $53K annually.

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Popular Skills for Grant Coordinator

Job skills reported by Grant Coordinators are limited. Those who have experience with Grant Management, Grant Writing, and Project Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people experienced in 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.
Grant Coordinators with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. 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. Grant Coordinators bring in $49K after working for 10 to 20 years. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $49K. A fair portion of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one in ten of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$42,000
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Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Grant Coordinators in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Grant Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in New York (+19 percent) and Seattle (+11 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 7 percent.

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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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$42,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 13%