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Contract Administrator Salary with Office Administration skills

Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills can expect wages of $47K annually on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $5K and $8K, respectively — total cash payment to Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills can bottom out near $33K or peak near $68K depending on individual performance. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. The vast majority of Contract Administrators with Office Administration skills (89 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,831 - $68,866
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,036
10%
50%
90%

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$14.54 - $25.17
(Median)
$15
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,831 - $68,866  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,965  
Profit Sharing
$360.65 - $7,757  
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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$32,895 - $67,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 249
National Hourly Rate 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$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$20.88 - $38.50  
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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,965  
   
Profit Sharing
$360.65 - $7,757  
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).
)
$32,895 - $67,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148

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Pay by Experience Level for Contract Administrator with Office Administration skills

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $42K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $51K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $55K.

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Experience Affects Contract Administrator with Office Administration skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 114 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 17%
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