The average pay for a Grants/Contracts Specialist is $49,727 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 significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Grants/Contracts Specialist Total Pay (?
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$35,907 - $74,558
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MEDIAN: $49,726
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Grants/Contracts Specialist Total Pay (?
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$16.39 - $30.87
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,907 - $74,558  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Total Pay (?
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$36,079 - $73,935  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.39 - $30.87  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $52.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$36,079 - $73,935  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Grants/Contracts Specialist
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Grants/Contracts Specialist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Grants/Contracts Specialist Salaries

Grant Management
up arrow 7%
Federal Grants
up arrow 3%
National Average
$49,000
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 44 votes.
Gender
Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 8%
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