An average Contract Administration Supervisor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $67K per year. Work is enjoyable for Contract Administration Supervisors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Contract Administration Supervisors (57 percent) survey respondents. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,514 - $104,162
MEDIAN: $67,418

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$43,514 - $104,162  
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$41,923 - $106,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Contract Administration Supervisor

  • Oversee staff in procurement and administration of contracts, including schedules and workflow.
  • Prepare contracts and legal materials, including modifications, and maintain databases.
  • Acquire and fulfill contracts, review specifications, and supervise customer interactions.
  • Assign staff to particular projects, troubleshoot issues, and modify policies and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administration Supervisor

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

Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Contract Administration Supervisors. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $50K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $61K. On average, Contract Administration Supervisors make $74K following one to two decades on the job. Contract Administration Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $82K.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.


57 %
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 3%