The average salary for a Grants Research Assistant is $40,825 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$24,392 - $52,371
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MEDIAN: $40,825
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$10.07 - $22.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,392 - $52,371  
   
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$24,026 - $50,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $22.47  
   
Overtime
$24.38  
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$24,026 - $50,615  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Grants Research Assistant

A grants research assistant typically has duties that include helping with the grant-making process and providing a smooth transition between the relevant program, administrative staff, and finances. This position also usually involves implementing and maintaining grants management software and the integrity of data, assisting with the preparation for committee meetings, developing a full understanding of each program’s strategies and what each program is funding, managing the data entry of each proposal received in a database. Other typical duties include coordinating correspondence with applicants and grantees, acknowledging receipts of proposals, maintaining a system to track said proposals, coordinating the planning and implementation of advisory committee meetings, distributing declination letters, and managing the disbursement of award letters.

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Grants Research Assistant Tasks

  • Prepares reports as required by grant-funding organization.
  • Assists in researching and collecting information used to complete grant proposals.
  • Assists in researching grant funding.
  • Assists in developing grant application documents.

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Key Stats for Grants Research Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Grants Research Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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