Grants Administrator Salary

The average salary for a Grants Administrator is $50,530 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$35,464 - $70,597
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,529
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$13.74 - $33.03
(Median)
$14
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,464 - $70,597  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,093  
Profit Sharing
$644 - $4,750  
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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$34,588 - $70,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.74 - $33.03  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,093  
   
Profit Sharing
$644 - $4,750  
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).
)
$34,588 - $70,723  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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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

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

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

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Experience Affects Grants Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Grants Administrator Salaries

Federal Grants
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Budget Management
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National Average
$50,000

Grant Management
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Grant Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%