The average salary for an Experienced Grants Administrator is $66,063.
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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 Budget Management and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Grant Writing, Federal Grants 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 $49,715 based on 20 salaries. An early career Grants Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,056 based on 148 salaries. A mid-career Grants Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,718 based on 111 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,232.
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Employees with Grants Administrator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Durham, North Carolina (2.6% more) and New York, New York (1.8% more).
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