The average salary for a Mid-Career Grants Administrator with Grant Management skills is $60,852.
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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
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Popular Skills for Grants Administrator
Skills in Federal Grants, Budget Management and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation 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 $51,244 based on 11 salaries. An early career Grants Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,117 based on 106 salaries. An experienced Grants Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,549 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,403.
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Employees with Grants Administrator in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.1% more) and Chicago, Illinois (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (3.5% less).
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