The average pay for a Grants Manager is $54,671 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Grant Submission, Federal Grants, and Regulatory Compliance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$38,908 - $78,674
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MEDIAN: $54,671
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$16.32 - $36.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,908 - $78,674  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,042  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$38,851 - $78,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 557
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.32 - $36.06  
   
Overtime
$33.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,042  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$38,851 - $78,473  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Grants Manager

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,321

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Key Stats for Grants Manager

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Grants Manager Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Grants Manager Salaries

Grant Submission
up arrow 29%

Federal Grants
up arrow 29%





Fundraising
up arrow 2%

Grant Management
0%

National Average
$54,000

Government Grants
up arrow 2%


Financial Analysis
up arrow 12%

Donor Relations
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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