Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Contract Administrator earns an average salary of $49,723 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Procurement, and Contractor Management.
Entry-Level Contract Administrator Total Pay (?
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$35,060 - $69,317
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,722
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Entry-Level Contract Administrator Total Pay (?
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$13.49 - $26.79
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,060 - $69,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $6,000  
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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$32,758 - $68,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,944
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $26.79  
   
Overtime
$19.14 - $37.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $6,000  
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).
)
$32,758 - $68,098  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,944
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San Francisco
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San Diego
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Fairfax
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Washington
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Seattle
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Boston
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Denver
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Atlanta
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New York
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National Average
$48,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salaries

Procurement
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Contractor Management
up arrow 10%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%
Project Management
up arrow 6%
Proposal Writing
up arrow 5%
National Average
$48,000
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Document Management
up arrow 6%
Data Analysis
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%
Accounting
up arrow 9%
Office Administration
up arrow 15%
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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: 66% employee benefits None: 11%
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