Contract Administration Manager Salary

Earnings for Contract Administration Managers in the United States come in at around $72K annually on average. Cash earnings for Contract Administration Managers — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing — stretch from around $47K to approximately $111K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most Contract Administration Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most Contract Administration Managers survey respondents are women (79 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,969 - $109,586
$47K
$72K
$110K
MEDIAN: $72,261
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$16.72 - $38.13
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$38
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$0$110K
Salary $46,969 - $109,586
Bonus $1,216 - $12,260
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,876
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,502 - $110,756
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 213
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $16.72 - $38.13
Overtime $28.75
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $1,216 - $12,260
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,876
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,502 - $110,756
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Contract Administration Manager

A contract administration manager helps ensure contracts are furthering the interests of the business. They are in constant contact with colleagues in the operations and finance departments to determine supplies needed for regular operations and what finances can be allocated towards purchasing needed goods and services. The contract administration manager is also in contact with the sales department to help finalize deals between the company and its clients.

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Contract Administration Manager Tasks

  • Manages and coordinates activities within the contract administration department.
  • Oversee the administration of contracts from inception to execution, including contract dates, expiration and deadlines.
  • Oversee that activities are conducted according to the policies and procedures of the organization.

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Popular Skills for Contract Administration Manager


Survey results suggest that Contract Administration Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Contract Negotiation, Microsoft Excel, and Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Microsoft Office as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Regulatory Compliance and Contract Management also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Contract Management are also skilled in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administration Manager

Pay by Experience for a Contract Administration Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Contract Administration Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 83 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Contract Administration Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Contract Administration Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 85 salaries. A Contract Administration Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $73,684

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dallas offers some of the highest pay in the country for Contract Administration Managers, 36 percent above the national average. Contract Administration Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+27 percent), Houston (+24 percent), Washington (+23 percent), and Boston (+14 percent). Pittsburgh is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (12 percent less) and Denver (4 percent less).

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Key Stats for Contract Administration Manager

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Contract Administration Manager Salaries

▲30%

▲16%

National Average
$74,000

▼2%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Contract Administration Manager Salaries

People Management
▲18%


National Average
$74,000



Regulatory Compliance
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 13%
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