Grants Officer Salary

The average pay for a Grants Officer is $53,938 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$44,644 - $79,229
$45K
$55K
$79K
MEDIAN: $54,595
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Salary $44,644 - $79,229
Bonus $2,500
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$43,020 - $78,445
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Grants Officer

A grants officer is a key member of many non-profit organizations and educational institutions. They research available grants and write proposals for funds that are typically provided for specified purposes; the officer also ensures that funding is used in accordance with the grant requirements. In securing grants for an organization, the officer is expected to ensure his or her organization is eligible and make sure that all grant applications and proposals are submitted in a timely manner. Many funders require reporting by the recipient, which the grant officer also oversees.

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Grants Officer Tasks

  • Advises applicants on ways to improve their proposals.
  • Assesses and reviews grant applications for compliance issues.
  • Makes recommendations to awards committee regarding successful proposals.
  • Administers grant payments and keeps accurate record of payments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grants Officer

Pay by Experience for a Grants Officer has a positive trend. An entry-level Grants Officer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Grants Officer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Grants Officer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 19 salaries. A Grants Officer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Grants Officer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Grants Officer Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼7%

Skills That Affect Grants Officer Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Grant Management
▼4%


Research Analysis
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 8%
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