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Grants Manager - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Grants Manager"

How much does a Grants Manager in the federal government get paid? $109,699.92* *Based on the 2022 average.

Grants Manager was the 86th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 2,973 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Grants Management, with an average salary of $123,300.

Government Grants Management jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Grants Management job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions which manage, supervise, lead, or perform administrative business, policy, and analytical work involving: (1) the management, award, and/or obligation of funds for grants, cooperative agreements, and other related instruments and services such as discretionary and mandatory grants, using financial, administrative, business and negotiation procedures; (2) the competitive or non-competitive evaluation of grants proposals; and/or (3) the administration or termination, and/or closeout of grants and/or grants assistance and agreement awards.

Agencies that have hired a Grants Manager

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Institutes of Health 482 $123,299.68
Federal Emergency Management Agency 315 $98,063.73
Forest Service 219 $79,926.74
Office of Justice Programs 184 $135,359.17
Small Business Administration 155 $74,912.42
Environmental Protection Agency 137 $111,924.45
Health Resources and Services Administration 104 $120,880.04
Administration for Children and Families 102 $120,378.53
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 94 $111,765.46
Department of Energy 77 $103,482.91
Department of State 64 $129,475.30
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 64 $96,490.88
Food and Nutrition Service 60 $117,426.98
Employment and Training Administration 53 $118,348.70
Agricultural Marketing Service 51 $98,809.80
National Science Foundation 49 $140,534.47
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 48 $119,827.94
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 46 $84,614.91
National Park Service 45 $92,850.04
Bureau of Reclamation 43 $86,135.95
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 42 $112,218.98
Fpac Business Center 39 $107,242.82
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 32 $131,098.91
National Endowment for the Arts 30 $95,207.93
National Institute of Standards and Technology 23 $133,435.48
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 22 $119,270.50
Agricultural Research Service 20 $98,813.75
Offices, Boards and Divisions 19 $110,685.32
Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing 19 $120,822.63
Bureau of Land Management 19 $87,348.58
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 18 $128,268.50
National Endowment for the Humanities 17 $95,839.29
Veterans Health Administration 16 $96,187.31
Office of Senior Coordinator for Rocky Mountains 14 $103,294.00
13 $99,825.77
Institute of Museum and Library Services 12 $121,757.25
Corporation for National and Community Service 12 $119,469.33
Indian Health Service 11 $131,289.55
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 11 $85,771.27
Federal Railroad Administration 11 $126,286.82
Office of Senior Coordinator for Northwest/Alaska 10 $102,141.10
Food and Drug Administration 10 $123,406.20
Office of Senior Coordinator for Midwest 9 $103,976.33
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9 $142,270.44
Office of Senior Coordinator for Pacific/Hawaii 9 $101,566.44
Office of Senior Coordinator for Southwest 8 $104,884.88
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 8 $91,701.13
African Development Foundation 8 $83,559.88
Administration for Community Living 8 $128,583.13
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 7 $156,121.86
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 7 $124,736.14
Mine Safety and Health Administration 6 $101,352.17
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $122,957.80
Departmental Offices 5 $166,916.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 5 $133,536.40
Maritime Administration 5 $116,696.40
Office of Secretary of Transportation 5 $110,975.20
Bureau of Labor Statistics 5 $74,379.00
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council 4 $125,216.50
Geological Survey 4 $107,748.00
Social Security Administration 4 $141,454.25
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 3 $170,156.00
Office of Advocacy and Outreach 3 $92,828.67
International-American Foundation 3 $61,243.33
Foreign Agricultural Service 3 $106,947.00
U.S. Agency for International Development 2 $157,790.50
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 2 $124,626.00
Office of Healthy Homes & Lead Hazard Control 2 $157,908.50
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 2 $139,056.50
Indian Affairs 2 $96,448.50
Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement 2 $116,099.50
Headquarters, Nasa 2 $151,094.50
Election Assistance Commission 2 $121,313.50
National Cemetery Administration 1 $113,944.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 1 $148,220.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $117,505.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $121,065.00
Citizenship and Immigration Services 1 $118,902.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $143,064.00
Economic Development Administration 1 $61,947.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $98,818.00
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 1 $74,950.00
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 1 $176,300.00
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 1 $173,232.00
Denali Commission 1 $134,166.00

Grants Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Grants Manager is $109,699.92. The highest paid Grants Manager made $203,700 in 2022.

Common Grants Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Grants Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,713
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 203
ZA - Administrative 37
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82, Subtitle G, Section 10
NQ - Employees In The National Nuclear Secuirty Administration's Professional, Technical, And Admin Career Path 3
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified 2
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions In The Corporation For National And Community Service, P.l. 103-82 2

Starting Paygrade: $28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Grants Management jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Equipment, Facilities, and Services AssistanceClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Workforce DevelopmentAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Recreation SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Range TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Information ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Grants Management Pay Trend from 2011 to 2022

In 2011, the average pay for a Grants Manager was $93,009. Since then, the average pay has increased to $109,700 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1109.

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