The average salary for a Grants Manager is $57,947.
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Job Description for Grants Manager
Grants managers generally work in nonprofit and academic organizations, since the job is focused on generating grant funding for research and/or nonprofit work. As the name implies, a grants manager works with internal staff to determine funding needs and how funds will be - and are being - used; they also work with external organizations such as foundations and government agencies to acquire funding. The job requires strong writing skills, since most grant applications require in-depth descri…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Grants Manager
The top respondents for the job title Grants Manager are from the companies Planned Parenthood, Harvard University and University of Washington (UW). Reported salaries are highest at New York University (NYU) where the average pay is $68,520. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Harvard University and University of Washington (UW), earning around $67,249 and $64,143, respectively. Momentum pays the lowest at around $42,000. Habitat For Humanity and Planned Parenthood also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $47,476 and $53,643, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Grants Manager
Skills in Budget Management and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Government Grants, Grant Writing and Grant Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Grants Manager
An entry-level Grants Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,210 based on 36 salaries. An early career Grants Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,319 based on 442 salaries. A mid-career Grants Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,571 based on 379 salaries. An experienced Grants Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,333 based on 312 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,040.
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Employees with Grants Manager in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.3% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.1% less).
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