Contract Administration Manager Salary

Contract Administration Managers in the United States pull down an average of $69K annually. In the world of Contract Administration Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $42K and $111K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $12K and $10K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$44,950 - $103,668
(Median)
$45K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,118
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90%

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$13.42 - $51.71
(Median)
$13
$23
$52
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,950 - $103,668  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,229  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$41,682 - $111,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.42 - $51.71  
   
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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,229  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,787  
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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$41,682 - $111,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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


Contract Administration Managers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Microsoft Excel, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office, Regulatory Compliance, and Microsoft Excel. Most people who know 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Contract Administration Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $61K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $69K. Contract Administration Managers bring in $79K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $85K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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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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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
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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