Director, Grants Salary

With slightly more than half of Directors of Grants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $44K to $93K per year and averages out to $66K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Directors of Grants (80 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,992 - $92,564
$44K
$65K
$93K
MEDIAN: $65,169
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Salary $43,992 - $92,564
Bonus $0.00 - $10,213
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$44,417 - $92,294
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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Job Description for Director, Grants

Grant directors typically work for educational and non-profit organizations. The work can be mentally demanding and most grant directors are also expected to give presentations, so strong communication and public speaking skills are highly beneficial in this position.

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Director, Grants Tasks

  • Direct and guide the preparation of proposals to ensure compliance with grant regulations.
  • Oversees the development of a database to track awards.
  • Directs the research required in writing and editing grant proposals.
  • Oversees the communications with grant-funding agencies regarding use of grant funds.

Common Career Paths for Director, Grants


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Directors of Grants often transition into a Director of Non-Profit Development position. Directors of Non-Profit Development report a slightly lower median income of $56K.

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Popular Skills for Director, Grants


Survey results suggest that Directors of Grants use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Grant Management, Project Management, and Grant Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Government Grants, Data Management, and Federal Grants. The majority of those who know Grant Management also know Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Grants

Pay by Experience for a Director, Grants has a positive trend. An entry-level Director, Grants with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Grants with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Director, Grants which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 52 salaries. A Director, Grants with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Director, Grants

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Director, Grants Salaries

▲35%

▲13%

▼0%

National Average
$66,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Director, Grants Salaries

Budget Management
▲15%


National Average
$66,000

Project Management
▼1%


Federal Grants
▼5%

Data Management
▼6%

Government Grants
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%
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