The average salary for a Grants Administrator is $57,071.
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Job Description for Grants Administrator
Grant administrators are responsible for overseeing grants for their organization. They appropriate and allocate funds, as well as handle all paperwork and applications that need processing. Grant administrators also works with clients on a day-to-day basis, performing tasks such as reviewing budgets, conducting background checks, gathering information, providing guidance, and finalizing grants. Additionally, this individual might spend time working with grant recipients, making sure they are fo…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Grants Administrator
The top respondents for the job title Grants Administrator are from the companies Duke University, Northeastern University and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Brigham and Women's Hospital where the average pay is $75,000. Northeastern University pays the lowest at around $55,000.
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Popular Skills for Grants Administrator
Skills in Grant Management, Federal Grants and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Financial Reporting and Grant Writing.
Pay by Experience Level for Grants Administrator
An entry-level Grants Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,435 based on 22 salaries. An early career Grants Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,192 based on 156 salaries. A mid-career Grants Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,678 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Grants Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,848 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,882.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Grants Administrator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 19.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Durham, North Carolina (17.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.5% less).
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