Contract Administration Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $70K per year. In the world of Contract Administration Managers, overall income ranges from $47K near the bottom to $109K at the top; this can include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Contract Administration Managers making up 72 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,937 - $104,367
(Median)
$47K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,354
10%
50%
90%

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$13.50 - $45.55
(Median)
$14
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,937 - $104,367  
   
Bonus
$881 - $12,369  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,047  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$46,623 - $108,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.50 - $45.55  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$881 - $12,369  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,047  
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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$46,623 - $108,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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


Survey results suggest that Contract Administration Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, facility with People Management and Contract Negotiation are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent and 11 percent, respectively. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Microsoft Office, Regulatory Compliance, and Microsoft Excel. The majority of those 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.


For many Contract Administration Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $60K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $73K. Contract Administration Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $85K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $93K, 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
$72,000


Skills That Affect Contract Administration Manager Salaries

People Management
up arrow 20%


National Average
$72,000



Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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