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Grants Manager - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Grants Manager"

How much does a Grants Manager in the federal government get paid? $96,542.59* *Based on the 2014 average.

Grants Manager was the 160th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 1,651 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Grants Management, with an average salary of $103,780.

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 415 $103,780.48
Environmental Protection Agency 145 $98,397.90
Forest Service 136 $76,049.94
Health Resources and Services Administration 92 $104,436.52
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 81 $94,247.17
Office of Justice Programs 70 $104,339.54
Department of Energy 70 $83,347.54
Administration for Children and Families 49 $105,305.41
Department of State 40 $103,428.35
National Institute of Food & Agriculture 36 $91,555.25
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 34 $110,413.74
Federal Emergency Management Agency 33 $81,779.15
Bureau of Reclamation 31 $71,717.65
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 29 $88,381.59
National Science Foundation 29 $104,303.90
Employment and Training Administration 27 $103,926.00
Corporation for National and Community Service 27 $94,241.07
National Park Service 27 $75,121.78
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 24 $99,723.88
National Institute of Standards and Technology 23 $89,768.35
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 18 $101,215.78
Small Business Administration 17 $110,561.59
Natural Resources Conservation Service 16 $80,919.13
Agricultural Research Service 15 $87,417.33
Food and Nutrition Service 13 $102,703.15
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 12 $119,675.33
National Endowment for the Arts 12 $76,552.00
Institute of Museum and Library Services 12 $105,863.00
Bureau of Land Management 10 $67,577.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 10 $95,762.60
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9 $105,722.89
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 9 $90,739.44
Administration for Community Living 8 $96,814.38
Food and Drug Administration 8 $107,497.63
Indian Health Service 8 $107,147.00
Agricultural Marketing Service 6 $78,639.00
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 5 $109,619.60
Geological Survey 5 $95,975.40
Pipeline/Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 4 $86,348.25
National Endowment for the Humanities 4 $104,161.75
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $107,563.33
Federal Railroad Administration 3 $84,559.67
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development 3 $90,260.33
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 2 $93,349.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance 2 $136,712.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $107,908.50
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 2 $129,161.50
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 2 $118,371.50
U.S. Agency for International Development 2 $106,675.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $93,147.00
Indian Affairs 1 $73,444.00
Maritime Administration 1 $85,703.00
Veterans Health Administration 1 $63,904.00
Economic Research Service 1 $71,504.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $123,970.00
Denali Commission 1 $67,552.00
Trade and Development Agency 1 $110,906.00
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 1 $101,914.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 1 $98,916.00

Grants Manager Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Grants Manager is $96,542.59. The highest paid Grants Manager made $174,475 in 2014.

Common Grants Manager Payscales

Payscale Number of Grants Management Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,589
NY - All Other Positions In The Corporation 26
ZA - Administrative 25
NQ - Nnsa Professional, Technical, And Admin 4
ES - Senior Executive Service 3
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
EG - Consultant (other) 1
NX - Executive-level And Managerial Positions 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

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 2019

In 2011, the average pay for a Grants Manager was $93,009. Since then, the average pay has increased to $106,965 in 2019.

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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