Contract Administration Manager Salary

Average Contract Administration Managers in the United States make around $70K annually. Total cash compensation to Contract Administration Managers bottoms out near $41K and approaches $111K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Female Contract Administration Managers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 68 percent of professionals. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,108 - $103,937
(Median)
$45K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,662
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50%
90%

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$13.50 - $49.02
(Median)
$14
$22
$49
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,108 - $103,937  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,328  
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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$41,020 - $111,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $49.02  
   
Overtime
$18.37 - $51.20  
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 - $12,328  
   
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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$41,020 - $111,027  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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 report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Microsoft Excel, and Regulatory Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Regulatory Compliance and Microsoft Excel. Those educated in Contract Management tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administration Manager

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


For many Contract Administration Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $61K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $70K. Contract Administration Managers see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $85K.

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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 128 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: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 10%