Grants Manager Salary

Pay for Grants Managers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $56K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority of Grants Managers (80 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The majority of Grants Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,877 - $81,714
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$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,607
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$15.79 - $34.25
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MEDIAN: $22.41
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$0$81K
Salary $39,877 - $81,714
Bonus $0.00 - $5,208
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,736 - $81,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 522
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $15.79 - $34.25
Overtime $0.00 - $48.33
Annual Data $0$81K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,208
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,736 - $81,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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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.

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Grants Manager Tasks

  • Identifies and establishes new sources for grant funding.
  • Manages the coordination and compilation of grant inquiries and applications.
  • Oversees the timely completion of financial reports to funders.
  • Maintains the support of existing grantors.

Common Career Paths for Grants Manager


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Grants Managers who transition into new roles such as Director of Grants may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Director of Grants earns $63K per year.

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Popular Skills for Grants Manager


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Federal Grants, Grant Submission, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 24 percent, 23 percent, and 8 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Donor Relations, Financial Analysis, and Grant Writing. Most people who know Grant Management also know Government Grants and Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Grants Manager

Pay by Experience for a Grants Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Grants Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 323 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Grants Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 246 salaries. An experienced Grants Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 152 salaries. A Grants Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 45 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,783

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Grants Managers, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 24 percent greater than the national average. Grants Managers will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+24 percent), Boston (+23 percent), Houston (+22 percent), and New York (+22 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Cleveland Grants Managers earning much less — 22 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Portland and Atlanta (17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

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Q: What is it like working as a Grants Manager?

Grants Manager in Azusa:
"Employment Assessment."
Pros: Ability to help others.
Cons: The amount of pay.

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Key Stats for Grants Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Grants Manager Salaries

▲15%

▲14%

▲5%

National Average
$56,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Grants Manager Salaries

Federal Grants
▲23%

Grant Submission
▲22%





National Average
$56,000

Fundraising
▼1%




Financial Analysis
▼15%

Donor Relations
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 92 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%
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