Grant Coordinator Salary

Grant Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $47K per year. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Grant Coordinators who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Grant Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$35,176 - $59,765
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$47K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,584
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$14.51 - $29.47
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$0$60K
Salary $35,176 - $59,765
Bonus $0.00 - $2,517
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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$34,489 - $60,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 180
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.51 - $29.47
Hourly Tips $0.05
Overtime $29.72
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,517
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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$34,489 - $60,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54

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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 who go on to become Directors of Non-Profit Development may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Directors of Non-Profit Development is $56K annually. As Grant Coordinators progress in their field, many go on to become Grants Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $52K per year. Another common career choice for Grant Coordinators is to move into a Grant Writer role. Typically, Grant Writers get paid $43K.

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Popular Skills for Grant Coordinator


Grant Coordinators report a focused set of job 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: $45,593

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

Grant Coordinators will find that Minneapolis offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 19 percent. Grant Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+10 percent), Chicago (+4 percent), Seattle (+4 percent), and New York (+2 percent). With compensation 13 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Key Stats for Grant Coordinator

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Grant Coordinator Salaries

▲13%

▲9%

▲5%

National Average
$46,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Grant Coordinator Salaries

Budget Management
▲8%

National Average
$46,000


Grant Writing
▼1%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 15%
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