Grants Manager - Federal Salaries of 2018
Pay Rates for "Grants Manager"How much does a Grants Manager in the federal government get paid? $102,273.25* *Based on the 2018 average.
Grants Manager was the 113th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 2,065 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2018, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Grants Management, with an average salary of $111,790.
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.
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.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired a Grants Manager
Grants Manager Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Grants Manager is $102,273.25. The highest paid Grants Manager made $187,000 in 2018.
Common Grants Manager Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Grants Management Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,935|
|IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use||62|
|NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation||33|
|ZA - Administrative||23|
|NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin||4|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||3|
|NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions||2|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$27,184.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1100 BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY GROUP|
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 Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Workforce Development||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Recreation Specialist||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Range Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Information Receptionist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Grants Management Pay Trend from 2011 to 2018
In 2011, the average pay for a Grants Manager was $93,009. Since then, the average pay has increased to $102,273 in 2018.
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