How much does a Grants/Proposal Manager make in the United States? The average Grants/Proposal Manager salary in the United States is $78,090 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $68,418 and $91,658. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Grants/Proposal Manager prepares and manages proposals for grants in accordance with funder's policies and legal requirements. Prepares contract proposals and administers major contracts. Being a Grants/Proposal Manager negotiates contractual provisions with potential partners. May provide guideline of writing proposals. Additionally, Grants/Proposal Manager requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of unit/department. The Grants/Proposal Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Grants/Proposal Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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