Grant Coordinator Salary

Grant Coordinators in the United States can expect wages of $46K annually on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. The majority of Grant Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Grant Coordinators (84 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$34,657 - $60,315
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MEDIAN: $45,772
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$14.78 - $30.20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,657 - $60,315  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,250  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$34,377 - $60,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$14.78 - $30.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05  
Overtime
$30.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$34,377 - $60,921  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Grant Coordinator


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Grant Coordinators may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Director of Non-Profit Development. The latter position pays an average of $56K annually. The most common career progression for Grant Coordinators leads to becoming a Grants Manager, where average pay is $52K annually. However, many Grant Coordinators also opt to become Grant Writers. Typically, a Grant Writer brings home $43K.

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Popular Skills for Grant Coordinator


Survey results show that Grant Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Grant Writing, Grant Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Grant Management are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Grant Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Grant Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Grant Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Grant Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Grant Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 40 salaries. A Grant Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,389

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

Surpassing the national average by 19 percent, Grant Coordinators in Minneapolis receive some of the highest pay in the country. Grant Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+11 percent), Chicago (+5 percent), Seattle (+4 percent), and New York (+3 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 13 percent.

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Key Stats for Grant Coordinator

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Grant Coordinator Salaries

▲13%

▲10%

▲5%

National Average
$45,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Grant Coordinator Salaries

Budget Management
▲9%

Grant Writing
▼0%

National Average
$45,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%