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Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salary

An Entry-Level Contract Administrator earns an average salary of $50,157 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.
$35,354 - $69,574
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,157
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$13.54 - $27.11
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,354 - $69,574  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,067  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,463  
Commission
$1,750 - $8,838  
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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$33,206 - $68,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,447
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.54 - $27.11  
   
Overtime
$19.11 - $37.79  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,067  
   
Commission
$1,750 - $8,838  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $5,463  
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).
)
$33,206 - $68,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 470
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Contract Administrator Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Contract Administrator in Coeur d'Alene:
"Continued Education."
I wished I would have pushed/pursued for more education/certification for my particular job.

Contract Administrator in Phoenix:
"Changes."
Creating and sustaining positive relationships at all levels is key to bringing reward and joy to the position. Relationship building will make for long lasting connections contributing to consistent work life balances. Managing stress levels is equally important for better outcomes.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Contract Administrator Salaries


Procurement
up arrow 10%

Contractor Management
up arrow 9%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Contract Management
up arrow 4%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 2%

Document Management
up arrow 5%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Accounting
up arrow 8%

Office Administration
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 392 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

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