A Contract Administrator in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $64,510 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation, Procurement, Contract Negotiation, and Proposal Writing.

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MEDIAN: $64,510
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$12.08 - $45.91
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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$43,913 - $104,551  
   
Bonus
$7,000  
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$40,965 - $103,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $45.91  
   
Overtime
$36.67  
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$40,965 - $103,805  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator

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

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Experience Affects Contract Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%


Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Contract Administrator Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 30%


Procurement
up arrow 29%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 13%

Accounting
up arrow 10%


Document Management
up arrow 7%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Office Administration
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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