$57,278
Avg. Salary
$24.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,513

Bonus

$250

Profit Sharing

$4,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Grants Manager is $24.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Grants Manager is $57,278 per year.

$16.23
10%
$24.02
50%
$32.81
90%
MEDIAN $24.02
$40k
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$57k
50%
$80k
90%
MEDIAN $57,278
$40,154 - $80,355
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MEDIAN: $57,278
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$16.23 - $32.81
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$0$80K
Salary $40,154 - $80,355
Bonus $0.00 - $5,872
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,102
Commission $4,000
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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$39,850 - $80,242
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,127
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $16.23 - $32.81
Overtime $23.67 - $43.30
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,872
Commission $4,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $7,102
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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$39,850 - $80,242
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

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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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.

Grants Manager Job Listings

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: $56,536

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).

Grants Manager Reviews

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

Grants Manager in Washington:
"High Risk, High Reward: Nonprofits of DC."
Pros: The potential. While work is stressful, there is so much potential to change, to improve, and to build systems from scratch.
Cons: The stress and lack of work life balance.

Grants Manager in Seattle:
"Me."
Pros: Safe area
Cons: Away from family. Expensive.

Grants Manager in Irving:
"It's is ok."
Pros: Working for this foundation
Cons:

Grants Manager in North Chicago:
"Working in North Chicago."
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: Impoverished area that has been in economic hardship for the past 50 years.

Grants Manager in Denver:
Pros: The dynamic individuals I encounter and the difference in every day-to-day.
Cons: The traffic.

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

Grants Manager in Waterville:
"The given expecation of future salary and career advancement."
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Key Stats for Grants Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 210 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Grants Manager Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

▲4%

National Average
$57,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Grants Manager Salaries

Federal Grants
▲22%

Grant Submission
▲20%





National Average
$57,000

Fundraising
▼2%



▼10%

Financial Analysis
▼16%

Donor Relations
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 210 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 11%