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Grants/Contracts Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Grants/Contracts Specialist is $49,823 per year. A skill in Contract Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Grants/Contracts Specialist Salary (?
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$37,747 - $71,714
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,823
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Grants/Contracts Specialist Salary (?
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$17.53 - $33.42
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,747 - $71,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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$37,665 - $71,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$17.53 - $33.42  
   
Overtime
$26.15 - $44.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
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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$37,665 - $71,348  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Grants/Contracts Specialist

  • Maintains contact with key funders to resolve issues and supply progress reports.
  • Confers with grant writers and assistants regarding compliance issues.
  • Identifies and matches researcher with funding sponsor.
  • Assists in preparing a training program for the writers and assistants.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grants/Contracts Specialist

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

Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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Washington
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National Average
$50,000
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Experience Affects Grants/Contracts Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Grants/Contracts Specialist Salaries

Contract Management
up arrow 21%
Grant Management
up arrow 7%
Federal Grants
up arrow 2%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%