Grants/Contracts Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Grants/Contracts Specialist is $49,376 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Grants/Contracts Specialist Total Pay (?
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$35,591 - $71,623
(Median)
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49K
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72K
MEDIAN: $49,375
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Grants/Contracts Specialist Total Pay (?
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$16.85 - $32.59
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,591 - $71,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$35,875 - $71,439  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.85 - $32.59  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $53.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$35,875 - $71,439  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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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
up arrow 41%
Washington
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National Average
$49,000
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Experience Affects Grants/Contracts Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Late-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Grants/Contracts Specialist Salaries

Grant Management
up arrow 8%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%
Federal Grants
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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