Contract Administration Manager Salary

Contract Administration Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $69K annually. Total cash compensation to Contract Administration Managers bottoms out near $42K and approaches $110K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $12K from bonuses and almost $9K from profit sharing. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Contract Administration Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,272 - $103,126
(Median)
$45K
$69K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,496
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$13.09 - $49.26
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$13
$23
$49
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,272 - $103,126  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,015  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,750  
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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$41,648 - $109,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $49.26  
   
Overtime
$18.37 - $41.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,015  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,750  
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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$41,648 - $109,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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 generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. 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 Microsoft Office, Regulatory Compliance, and Microsoft Excel. For most people, competency in Contract Management indicates knowledge of 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. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $60K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $69K on average. For Contract Administration Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $81K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $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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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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