The average salary for a Grants Research Assistant is $39,600 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

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$24,903 - $49,585  
   
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$23,558 - $49,078  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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$9.91 - $22.67  
   
Overtime
$27.10  
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$23,558 - $49,078  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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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Experience Affects Grants Research Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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