The average salary for a Mid-Career Grants Administrator with Federal Grants skills is $63,049.
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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 Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation, Grant Writing, Budget Management and Grant Management.
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 $52,381 based on 5 salaries. An early career Grants Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,934 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Grants Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,255 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,756.
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Employees with Grants Administrator in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (7.9% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (0.3% more).
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