Grants Manager Salary

For Grants Managers, yearly average wages total $53K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $37K and $75K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The vast majority (83 percent) of Grants Managers who took the survey are female. Most Grants Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$37,960 - $76,249
(Median)
$38K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,190
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$16.33 - $31.32
(Median)
$16
$24
$31
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,960 - $76,249  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,056  
Profit Sharing
$1,050  
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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$36,988 - $75,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 807
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.33 - $31.32  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,056  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,050  
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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$36,988 - $75,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Grants Manager

Grants managers generally work in nonprofit and academic organizations, since the job is focused on generating grant funding for research and/or nonprofit work. As the name implies, a grants manager works with internal staff to determine funding needs and how funds will be - and are being - used; they also work with external organizations such as foundations and government agencies to acquire funding.

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Grants Manager Tasks

  • Oversees the timely completion of financial reports to funders.
  • Maintains the support of existing grantors.
  • Identifies and establishes new sources for grant funding.
  • Manages the coordination and compilation of grant inquiries and applications.

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Grants Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Director of Non-Profit Development. Median pay for Directors of Non-Profit Development is $55K.

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Popular Skills for Grants Manager


Grants Managers report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Regulatory Compliance, Financial Reporting, Budget Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 9 percent and 15 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Grant Submission, Financial Analysis, and Grant Writing. For most people, competency in Grant Management indicates knowledge of Government Grants and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Grants Manager

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


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $48K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $57K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make about the same as folks in the 10-to-20 year range.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,658

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Grants Managers that is 29 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Grants Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Washington (+22 percent), Los Angeles (+18 percent), New York (+16 percent), and Philadelphia (+13 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is St. Louis. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Baltimore (10 percent less) and Nashville (9 percent less).

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Experience Affects Grants Manager Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Grants Manager Salaries





Federal Grants
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Grant Management
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National Average
$53,000

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Financial Analysis
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Grant Submission
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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