Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Contract Administrator earns an average salary of $49,981 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation and Procurement.
Entry-Level Contract Administrator Total Pay (?
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$35,269 - $69,691
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,981
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Entry-Level Contract Administrator Total Pay (?
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$13.47 - $26.86
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,269 - $69,691  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $6,040  
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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$32,893 - $68,423  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,936
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.47 - $26.86  
   
Overtime
$19.17 - $37.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
   
Profit Sharing
$297.99 - $6,040  
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).
)
$32,893 - $68,423  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,936
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Pay Difference By Location

San Diego
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San Francisco
up arrow 22%
Washington
up arrow 16%
Fairfax
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
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Boston
up arrow 7%
Denver
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Los Angeles
up arrow 2%
New York
0%
National Average
$49,000
Dallas
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Chicago
up arrow 4%
Phoenix
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Huntsville
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salaries

Procurement
up arrow 12%
Contractor Management
up arrow 8%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%
Proposal Writing
up arrow 4%
Project Management
up arrow 4%
National Average
$49,000
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%
Document Management
up arrow 6%
Data Analysis
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Accounting
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%
Office Administration
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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