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Contract Administration Manager Salary

Contract Administration Managers in the United States pull down an average of $69K annually. Final cash compensation to Contract Administration Managers varies from around $41K to approximately $111K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $10K, respectively. Geography 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 greater part. The majority of Contract Administration Managers (68 percent) who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Contract Administration Managers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,209 - $104,054
(Median)
$45K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,339
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50%
90%

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$13.53 - $48.77
(Median)
$14
$21
$49
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,209 - $104,054  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,184  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,744  
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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$41,128 - $111,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 429
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.53 - $48.77  
   
Overtime
$18.44 - $50.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,184  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,744  
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).
)
$41,128 - $111,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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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.
  • Guide proposals through process.
  • Act as primary contact for negotiations.
  • Oversee that activities are conducted according to the policies and procedures of the organization.

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Popular Skills for Contract Administration Manager


Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Contract Administration Managers who took the survey. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Microsoft Excel, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Regulatory Compliance and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Contract Management also know Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administration Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Contract Administration Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $61K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $70K. On average, Contract Administration Managers make $79K following one to two decades on the job. Contract Administration Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $85K on average.

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Experience Affects Contract Administration Manager Salaries




National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Contract Administration Manager Salaries


Contract Management
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National Average
$70,000


Regulatory Compliance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 10%
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