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Grant Coordinator Salary

Grant Coordinators in the United States can expect to earn an average of $42K per year. Compensation ranges from $32K on the lower end to $60K per year on the higher end. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. Most Grant Coordinators report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Grant Coordinators far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$32,913 - $60,801
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$33K
$42K
$61K
MEDIAN: $42,485
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$13.53 - $25.69
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$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,913 - $60,801  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$31,691 - $60,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $25.69  
   
Overtime
$19.98 - $40.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $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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$31,691 - $60,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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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While not commonly seen, Grant Coordinators who transition into a Director of Non-Profit Development position may see a rise in pay. The median salary for Directors of Non-Profit Development is $54K per year.

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Popular Skills for Grant Coordinator


Survey takers who work as Grant Coordinators typically report just a few professional skills. Those who have experience with Grant Management, Grant Writing, and Project Management can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Most people skilled in Grant Management are similarly competent in Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Grant Coordinator

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


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $40K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $46K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Grant Coordinators make a median salary of $49K. Grant Coordinators who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $46K.

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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 80 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 14%
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