Grants Administrator Salary

A Grants Administrator earns an average salary of $54,087 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$39,441 - $76,955
$39K
$54K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,087
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50%
90%

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$13.77 - $37.48
$14
$22
$37
MEDIAN: $21.68
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,441 - $76,955  
   
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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$36,450 - $76,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.77 - $37.48  
   
Overtime
$36.78  
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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$36,450 - $76,867  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Grants Administrator

Grant administrators are responsible for overseeing grants for their organization. They appropriate and allocate funds, as well as handle all paperwork and applications that need processing. Grant administrators also works with clients on a day-to-day basis, performing tasks such as reviewing budgets, conducting background checks, gathering information, providing guidance, and finalizing grants. Additionally, this individual might spend time working with grant recipients, making sure they are following grant guidelines and that the money is being used for the purposes for which it was provided.

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Grants Administrator Tasks

  • Ensures proposals are in compliance with sponsor requirements.
  • Oversees the preparation and submission of financial reports to grantor agencies.
  • Reviews ongoing administration of grants to ensure compliance.
  • Negotiates and interprets sub award terms and conditions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grants Administrator

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,949

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Key Stats for Grants Administrator

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Grants Administrator Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲6%

National Average
$53,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Grants Administrator Salaries




National Average
$53,000

Project Management
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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