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Grants Manager - Federal Salaries of 2012

Pay Rates for "Grants Manager"

How much does a Grants Manager in the federal government get paid? $93,767.94* *Based on the 2012 average.

Grants Manager was the 138th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2012, with 1,436 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2012, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Grants Management, with an average salary of $100,017.

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.

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Institutes of Health 422 $100,016.82
Environmental Protection Agency 158 $94,759.15
Forest Service 134 $73,774.35
Health Resources and Services Administration 93 $99,557.39
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 71 $90,574.08
Department of Energy 67 $80,349.58
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 45 $110,196.69
Administration for Children and Families 43 $101,897.79
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 36 $86,514.03
Bureau of Reclamation 30 $66,238.43
Department of State 28 $99,521.86
National Science Foundation 26 $99,851.19
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 24 $96,012.29
Employment and Training Administration 22 $100,286.77
National Institute of Standards and Technology 19 $86,277.32
National Park Service 19 $69,365.53
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 18 $91,730.06
Agricultural Research Service 16 $88,632.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 16 $97,536.19
Corporation for National and Community Service 14 $79,333.64
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 12 $120,420.42
Small Business Administration 10 $99,752.70
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9 $99,267.33
Indian Health Service 9 $103,695.78
Federal Emergency Management Agency 9 $79,151.78
Food and Nutrition Service 9 $104,340.22
Food and Drug Administration 8 $109,329.63
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 8 $102,808.13
National Endowment for the Arts 7 $89,291.14
Geological Survey 6 $93,330.17
Administration for Community Living 6 $94,856.17
Institute of Museum and Library Services 6 $100,780.67
National Endowment for the Humanities 5 $97,521.00
Office of Justice Programs 5 $117,835.00
Office of Sustainable Housing & Communties 3 $90,355.67
Agency for International Development 3 $98,464.67
Mine Safety and Health Administration 3 $107,364.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $102,475.67
Natural Resources Conservation Service 2 $71,813.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $117,199.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $130,820.50
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 1 $87,350.00
Denali Commission 1 $51,825.00
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 1 $62,467.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $58,318.00
Indian Affairs 1 $72,714.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $100,310.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 1 $89,033.00
Economic Research Service 1 $68,712.00

Grants Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Grants Manager is $93,767.94. The highest paid Grants Manager made $166,167 in 2012.

Common Grants Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Grants Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,394
ZA - Administrative 21
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 14
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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 ServicesAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Workforce DevelopmentAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Unemployment InsuranceAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Soil Conservation TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-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.

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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